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The source said Hussein Hawari was believed to have fled Lebanon after Bleik's death received so much attention from the media.Thursday Change and Reform MP Ghassan Moukhaiber proposed a law aimed at reducing injuries and deaths that result from the practice.The bill, signed by 10 lawmakers from various blocs, would penalize anyone who discharges their firearm into the air, whether or not the gun is licensed.In addition to Moukhaiber, the draft law was signed by lawmakers Hagop Pakradounian, Hani Qobeisi, Nawwar Saheli, Ahmad Fatfat, Marwan Hamade, Ibrahim Kanaan, George Adwan, Ali Bazzi, and Robert Ghannem.The draft law would sentence offenders to a prison term of between six months to three years, and a financial penalty of eight to ten times the country's minimum wage, which currently stands at LL675,000 ($450).If the gunfire results in the death of another, the penalties could reach 10 to 15 years and financial penalties of up to 25 times the country's minimum wage.
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