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David E. Aily, The General Statutes of the State of Nevada. In Force. From 1861 to 1885, Inclusive. With Citations of the Decisions of the Supreme Court Relating Thereto Page 1076, Image 1084 (1885) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.




[An Act to Prohibit the Use of Firearms in Public Places, § 1.Any person in this state, whether under the influence of liquor or otherwise, who shall, except I necessary self-defense, maliciously, wantonly or negligently discharge or cause to be discharged any pistol, gun or any other kind of firearm, in or upon any public street or thoroughfare, or in any theatre, hall, store, hotel, saloon or any other place of public resort, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not less than two nor more than six months, or by a fine not less than one hundred nor more than five hundred dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment: provided that no Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff, Marshal, Constable, Deputy Constable, or other peace officer shall be held to answer under the provisions of this Act for discharging firearms in the lawful pursuance of his or their duty.]