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SECTION 16-23-410. Pointing firearm at any person.
It is unlawful for a person to present or point at another person a loaded or unloaded firearm.
A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, must be fined in the discretion of the court or imprisoned not more than five years. This section must not be construed to abridge the right of self-defense or to apply to theatricals or like performances.
You have been charged with a felony and if you are indigent you can apply for a public defender. Since this is a serious charge I suggest that you retain a private attorney even though it will be expensive.
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