The use of rifles, revolvers or pistols, other than low-pressure air rifles or air pistols, within the town is  prohibited,  except  on  ranges  for rifle  or  pistol shooting that meet the requirements of the police department; provided, that this section shall not apply to law enforcement officers or to members of the armed forces of the United States or this state while acting in line of duty, nor shall it apply to the use of blank ammunition in theatrical performances or at military funerals or at sporting events when the use of blank ammunition is appropriate, nor shall it apply to persons lawfully defending life or limb or to persons lawfully defending their property.
('73 Code, § 16-20)  (Ord. passed 10-30-62)  Penalty, see § 130.99