2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 39 - Dueling.
97-39-11 - Fighting in public place with deadly weapon, or seconding such a fight; penalty.
§ 97-39-11. Fighting in public place with deadly weapon, or seconding such a fight; penalty.
If any person shall be guilty of fighting in any city, town, village, or other public place, and shall in such fight use any rifle, shotgun, sword, sword-cane, pistol, dirk, bowie-knife, dirk-knife, or any other deadly weapon, or if any person shall be second or aid in such fight, the person so offending shall be fined not less than three hundred dollars, and shall be imprisoned not less than three months; and if any person shall be killed in such fight, the person so killing the other may be prosecuted and convicted as in other cases of murder.
Sources: Codes, Hutchinson's 1848, ch. 64, art. 9(5); 1857, ch. 64, art. 54; 1871, § 2534; 1880, § 2750; 1892, § 1041; 1906, § 1119; Hemingway's 1917, § 845; 1930, § 870; 1942, § 2096.
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