§ 23-10. Restrictions.
It is unlawful for any person to discharge a firearm:
Carelessly or heedlessly in wanton disregard for the safety of others; or
Without due caution or circumspection and in a manner so as to endanger any person or
Resulting in the unlawful property damage or bodily injury of another.
It is unlawful for any person to discharge a firearm on the property of another without his
or her permission.
It is unlawful to discharge a firearm in any manner which actually results in the projectile leaving
the property on which it is being fired.
This section shall not be construed as prohibiting discharge of a firearm when used:
In lawful defense of person or property;
To lawfully take birds or animals pursuant to Chapter 113, Subchapter IV, of the General
Pursuant to lawful directions of law enforcement officers;
By persons lawfully engaged in pest control or the taking of dangerous animals;
By members of the armed forces acting in the line of duty; or
At historical ceremonial or commemoration functions held for such purpose, provided in
no event shall live ammunition be used or discharged.