1. There are reasons for not firing warning shots in civilian SD situations. They've been stated numerous times and are valid.
My observation is that this is not the thread about warning shots.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.