Can anyone tell me the legality of shooting at night? I live in Indiana and the reason I ask is because last night (actually this morning, 1:30 AM) my dog in the backyard started going nuts. I figured she just saw a deer because she barks at the deer in the field sometimes but the more I listened the more stressed her barking sounded. I got up and took my RIA 1911 and a large spotlight with me cause I thought there might be someone outside. When I came around the corner of the house there was a coyote standing about 60 yards from the house, in the backyard. I guess my dog was defending her 4 week old puppies. I pulled my .45 out of the holster and fired a shot at the coyote to scare him off. I didn't even think about it being night until after I fired. I'm gonna take my AR out tonight and sit behind the barn in the dark with my coyote call and see if I can smoke his azz.