(a)   Every physician, surgeon, healer or practitioner of like profession and the manager or superintendent of every hospital or sanitarium shall report immediately to the police chief, and in no case later than 24 hours after the information is acquired, any death occurring or any injury sustained by a bullet or other wound or injury and any case of sickness, injury or death showing evidence of having been caused by poisoning or by any unlawful means.
   (b)   Every head of a household or manager or proprietor of any hotel or lodginghouse where death occurs from any of the causes shall make a report immediately if no physician, healer or practitioner was in attendance upon the deceased at, or immediately prior to, death.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 7.204; 1992 Code, § 19-1) Penalty, see § 10.999