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Old January 26, 2014, 08:21 PM   #26
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I think Brian nailed it. I wouldn't want to fire a warning shot, but if I felt it would prevent me from having to shoot and possibly kill someone, I would do it in a heartbeat.



Sorry, Brian did not say he would fire a warning shot, I myself find it to be a reasonably safe option.

The warning they get from me would be verbal. I can not imagine a scenario wherein I would fire a warning shot. Certainly not if I'm holed up in my house.

For one thing, I'm not deafening myself and my wife and kids on the off chance that the BG might decide I'm serious and go away. The only 2 ways they're in my house is if they already broken through two doors and if they're close enough for a warning shot, they're working on the third or if we're not sleeping they've broken through one door and there's nothing between us but air. Either way, their chance to reconsider their decisions is past.
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Old January 27, 2014, 12:00 AM   #27
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... Brian did not say he would fire a warning shot, I myself find it to be a reasonably safe option.
Why waste everyone's time asking for opinions, if you've already made up your mind, and stubbornly resist the advice that is given by almost every authority in the field?

Nobody of any note recommends warning shots, for a whole host of reasons ranging from legal trouble to poor tactics.

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Old January 27, 2014, 12:08 AM   #28
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