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Robert C. Brickell, Commissioner, The Code of Alabama, Adopted by Act of the General Assembly Approved February 28, 1887; with Such Statutes Passed at the Session of 1886-87, as are Required to Be Incorporated Therein by Act Approved February 21, 1887; and with Citations of the Decisions of the Supreme Court of the State Construing the Statutes Page 93, Image 103 (Vol, 2, 1887) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.



Article VII, Using Fire-arms in public places and selling weapons to minors, § 4094. Using fire-arms while fighting in public place. — Any person, who, while fighting in the streets of any city or town, or at a militia muster, or at any public place, whether public in itself, or made public at the time by an assemblage of persons, uses, or attempts to use, except in self-defense, any kind of fire-arms, must, on conviction, be fined not less than two hundred, nor more than five hundred dollars, and may also be imprisoned in the county jail, or sentenced to hard labor for the county, for not more than six months.