1925 Or. Laws 172-73, An Act to Amend Section 1925, Oregon Laws, Relating to Pointing a Gun at Another, ch. 117, § 1.

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  • 1925

It shall be unlawful for any person over the age of twelve years, with or without malice, purposely to point or aim any pistol, gun, revolver or other firearm, within range of said firearm, either loaded or empty, at or toward any other person, except in self defense; and any person so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be fined in any sum not less than $10 nor more than $500, or be imprisoned in the county jail not less than ten days nor more than six months, or both. Courts of justices of the peace and district courts shall have jurisdiction concurrent with the circuit court of the trial of violations of this section; provided, however, that when any person is charged before a justice of the peace with violation of this section, the court shall, upon motion of the district attorney, at any time before trial, act as a committing magistrate, and if probable cause be established, hold such person to the grand jury.