Sine Nomen said:
Deadly force is generally defined as force that is intended or likely to cause death.
Your question is hard to answer definitively as so much would be determined by interpretation of actions and intent as well as your justification.
I guess I'm asking if it would be simple "Assault and Battery" or "Assault and Battery With A Deadly Weapon
Assault and Battery are completely separate charges in GA, and there are varying levels of each.
Assault with a deadly weapon would be Aggravated Assault.
Of course none of the above would apply if you were legally justified to use said force. :wink:
See 16-5-20 through 16-5-24 of the Georgia code.