Noted criminal defense attorney Tom Grieve in a recent interview with Kevin Michalowski, the executive editor of Concealed Carry Magazine . . .
“Every single time — not sometimes, not usually, not maybe, or most, or nearly all — every time I’ve had a client fire a warning shot, they have been arrested, they have gone to jail, and they have been criminally charged. Not 99% of the time — 100% of the time.”
If you carry a gun or keep one at home, that’s important to know.
In fact, in the case Tom and Kevin were discussing, the man who fired a warning shot spent $10,000+ on attorneys and still had to take a plea deal.
But why does it work that way?
It’s pretty simple.
When you fire a warning shot, that’s typically considered using deadly force.
Here’s the catch:
You’re only allowed to use deadly force when you’re in fear of death or great bodily harm.
So the question becomes…
“If you were in fear of death or great bodily harm, why did you fire a warning shot instead of shooting at the threat?”
Now, you’re trapped.
This is why it’s so important that you get training on the justified use of deadly force.
Either you can pay an attorney $10,000+ to tell you what you should have done…
How A Warning Shot Cost This Man Over $10,000 . . . .
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