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Old July 15, 2013, 10:41 AM   #1
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Deadly Force: Threat to Head vs Threat to Body

Should there be any difference in response if deadly force is directed towards the head instead of the body?

In other words, if a bad guy has a gun aimed at someone's head, should you do anything differently than if the gun was aimed at their body in the exact same situation?
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Old July 15, 2013, 10:58 AM   #2
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Re: Deadly Force: Threat to Head vs Threat to Body

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Should there be any difference in response if deadly force is directed towards the head instead of the body?

In other words, if a bad guy has a gun aimed at someone's head, should you do anything differently than if the gun was aimed at their body in the exact same situation?
Can one kill you any less dead than the other?

Either way a life is in danger imminent danger.
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Old July 15, 2013, 11:16 AM   #3
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No. That's simple.

PS - I was an expert witness in a case where an old man stuck a paring knife with a little blade in to the chest of a young buff stud. Said stud dropped stone cold dead - on the spot. NO running around for 15 seconds or whatever.

Just thought of that, Frank.
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Old July 15, 2013, 11:28 AM   #4
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The question has just been definitively answered.
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