§2A2.3. Minor Assault
(a) Base Offense Level:
(1) 7, if the offense involved physical contact, or if a dangerous weapon (including a firearm) was possessed and its use was threatened; or
(2) 4, otherwise.
(b) Specific Offense Characteristic
(1) If (A) the victim sustained bodily injury, increase by 2 levels; or (B) the offense resulted in substantial bodily injury to an individual under the age of sixteen years, increase by 4 levels.
(c) Cross Reference
(1) If the conduct constituted aggravated assault, apply §2A2.2 (Aggravated Assault).
Historical Note: Effective November 1, 1987. Amended effective October 15, 1988 (see Appendix C, amendment 64); November 1, 1989 (see Appendix C, amendments 87 and 88); November 1, 1995 (see Appendix C, amendment 510); November 1, 2004 (see Appendix C, amendment 663); November 1, 2007 (see Appendix C, amendment 699).