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Old June 29, 2013, 02:15 PM   #1
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Shots fired matter legally???

I was reading about George Zimmman case and some were saying that if he had shot, in self defense, more than once, he would be viewed s guilty.


I train to shoot til the violence stops, no matter how many shots it takes.
We shoot to stop.

One shot from a Keltec 9mm?
I guess that is all it took in this self defense incident.

Are there any laws in blue states that limit the number of shots allowed in a self defense shooting?
first I heard of a shot limit?
In Texas they o things differently.
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Old June 29, 2013, 02:26 PM   #2
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Old June 29, 2013, 02:30 PM   #3
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1. We aren't discussing Zimmerman until the prosecution rests. So no discussion of him yet.

2. There are no such laws as to limiting shots fired.

3. You have to make a case for reasonable self-defense. If you continue to fire at a clearly disabled or neutralized opponent to cause unnecessary injury, then the extra shots will be counted against you - as in the now famous Pharmacist case.

That pretty much covers it and to avoid a Zimmerman diversion - closed.
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