A person who causes [substantial] bodily injury to another human being while willfully attempting to inflict serious bodily injury on any human being is guilty of Aggravated Assault.
ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF OFFENSE
The State’s burden of proof is satisfied if the evidence shows, beyond a reasonable doubt, the following essential elements:
1) On or about [month] [day] [year], in [County], North Dakota, the Defendant, _______________, caused [substantial] bodily injury to _______________, another human being; and
2) The [substantial] bodily injury was caused by the Defendant while willfully attempting to inflict serious bodily injury on any human being.
[3) [The victim, _______________, is under the age of twelve years][The victim, ___________________, suffered permanent loss or impairment of the function of a bodily member or organ].]
DEFINITIONS [Insert relevant definitions. NDCC 12.1-01-04, 12.1-02-02.]