Police Departments around the state of Indiana are warning Hoosiers to not fire their firearms into the air to celebrate New Years Eve. This act is highly illegal due to the dangers it presents to people. Not only can bullets fall back at terminal velocity and injure someone it could also be fatal in some cases. Property damage is also a huge risk when being irresponsible in this manner. Punishment for discharging a firearm in the city can result in several years in jail and charged with a misdemeanor or event a felony.