5-1-3: USE OF WEAPONS:
   A.   Discharging A Weapon:
      1.   It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge an air gun, BB gun, bow and arrow, bean shooter, blowgun, paintball gun, slingshot or other similar weapon or device on public property or any premises open to the public.
      2.   The offense described in this section, discharging air guns and nonfirearm weapons, is a class C violation.
      3.   It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any type of firearm; provided, however, that nothing herein contained shall apply to any police officer while acting in the performance of duties or to any person lawfully using a firearm in defense of himself or protecting the life of another or to any person firing on a target range which has been constructed to standards as determined by pertinent building codes of the city, providing absolute entrapment of all fire rounds and control of all offensive noises.
      4.   The offense described in this section, discharging of firearms, is a class A violation. (Ord. 783, 8-5-2013)