What is a shod foot weapon?


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A shod foot refers to an assault that involves the kicking or stomping of a victim by an assailant who is wearing shoes. The shoe itself is considered the weapon used in the attack, and the assailant is charged for using the shoe as a weapon.

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The law does not require any specific shoe or style of shoe to be worn, simply for the foot to be used as a weapon by the assailant to strike the victim. In many states the use of a shod foot as a weapon is a felony, though it is usually reserved for cases with significant physical trauma.

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