POINTING A FIREARM - ELEMENTS
No person may be convicted of pointing a firearm unless the State has proved beyond a reasonable doubt each element of the crime. These elements are:
Second, pointing a shotgun/rifle/pistol/(deadly weapon), whether loaded or unloaded;
Third, at any person(s);
Fourth, without lawful cause;
Fifth, (for the purpose of threatening)/(with the intention of discharging the firearm)/(with any malice)/(for any purpose of injuring, either through physical injury or mental or emotional intimidation)/(for purposes of whimsy/humor/[a prank]/(in anger or otherwise).