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Old 11-24-2012, 01:07   #225
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Originally Posted by SpringerTGO View Post
Say you live (or are staying in a cabin) in an area where police can't arrive in under 45 minutes. You don't expect anyone else to be home, and hear footsteps in your house. You wouldn't draw your weapon? You investigate (because you know help can't arrive in a timely manner) and find an unarmed 12 year old eating the cheetos he found in your kitchen.
You'd still shoot?
I'm pretty sure he meant if he's confronted by someone, he's going to draw and fire if he's determined that he is justified.

In your scenario its different being in-home, you can have your weapon in hand without charges of brandishing, etc, obviously he would have reversed the steps of determining the threat and drawing, at that point.
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