If I have a gun on a guy with a screwdriver and there is a counter between us, no way will I shoot. I do not feel my life is in jeopardy and I would feel bad if I killed him. He raises the screwdriver back to throw it or leaps at the counter, then I'll shoot.
"Never underestimate the power of a guilty conscience." - Det. Alexandra Eames, "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"