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Statutes > West-virginia > 61 > 61-2-22

§61-2-22. Dueling out of state by a resident; penalty.
If any person, a resident of this state, leave the same for the purpose of eluding any provision of this article respecting dueling or challenges to fight, and without the state engage in a duel (though no death ensue), or challenge another, or send or deliver a message intended to be a challenge to fight such duel, or accept or knowingly carry or deliver any such challenge or message, or to be present at the fighting of such duel as an aid, second or surgeon, or advise, encourage or promote such duel, he shall be deemed as guilty and subject to the like punishment as if the offense had been committed in this state.