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No Specific Intent for Shooting-At-Building Offense (access required)

A defendant need not have the specific intent to shoot at a particular building in order to be convicted of discharging a firearm at or against any occupied building in violation of Va. Code § 18.2-279, and the Virginia Supreme Court affirms the conviction of a man who was shooting at another man when two ...