§ 130.02  FIREARMS.
   (A)   No person shall shoot or discharge within the corporate limits of the city or upon any property owned by the city any gun, pistol or similar device which constitutes a deadly weapon. The Chief of Police or any member of the Police Department is authorized to seize and hold subject to order of the court any such gun, pistol or any similar device which constitutes a deadly weapon, which shall be used, shot or discharged within the city or upon any property owned by the city in violation of this section. Violation of this section shall constitute a misdemeanor and be punishable by a fine or imprisonment or both.
   (B)   Nothing in this section shall interfere with acts taken properly pursuant to § 92.26.
   (C)   It shall be a defense to a charge under this section that the firearm was discharged in lawful defense of person or property, or pursuant to the lawful directions of a law enforcement officer.
(`90 Code, § 13-2)  Penalty, see § 10.99
Statutory reference:
   Authority, see G.S. § 160A-189