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A. It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any firearm, air rifle, paint gun, stun gun or similar device or to fire any arrow within the corporate limits of the village. The provisions of this subsection do not apply to:
1. Law enforcement officials of this or any other jurisdiction, while engaged in the operation of their official duties.
2. Duly enrolled members of any organized club, team or society or participants in classes or activities conducted by a governmental entity using an indoor or outdoor range, including archery ranges, solely for target practice and in actual connection with the activities of said club, team, society or governmental entity.
B. As used in subsection A of this section, the term "firearm" means any device, by whatever name known, which is designated to expel a projectile or projectiles by the action of an explosion, expansion of gas or escape of gas; excluding, however:
1. Any device used exclusively for signaling or safety and required or recommended by the United States coast guard or the interstate commerce commission, or
2. Any device used exclusively for the firing of stud cartridges, explosive rivets or similar industrial ammunition.
The term "air rifle" means and includes any air gun, air pistol, spring gun, spring pistol, BB gun, pellet gun, paint gun, stun gun or any implement that is not a firearm, which impels a pellet constructed of hard plastic, steel, lead or other hard materials with a force that reasonably is expected to cause bodily harm. (Ord. G-577, 10-22-1996; Ord. G-857, 4-8-2008)