In what state is a citizen forbidden to chase a known felon?
In what state is a citizen forbidden to shoot back after being fired upon?
As above, know your laws. To which I'll add: stop inventing things to worry about.
"To spit on your hands and lower the pike; to stand fast over the body of Leonidas the King; to be rear guard at Kunu-Ri; to stand and be still to the Birkenhead Drill; these are not rational acts. They are often merely necessary." Pournelle