Originally Posted by SafetyGuy83
Well it depends if you think an old man is a deadly threat. Although it sounds like he gave you a run for your money!
The OP is refering to himself as "the old man".
I think the OP did the right thing. I am sure that was scary, but not sure if your life was really endangered and that is one sucky position to be in. Escalation of force is always something to be aware of.