Georgia: If Someone Threatens to Kill You, Can You Shoot?

U.S. Law Shield of Georgia Independent Program Attorney Matt Kilgo says that Members ask him all the time what they can legally do to repel or stop an attack. The answer, he says, is “It depends.” In the video below, he discusses the legal concepts of threat of force, force, and deadly force, and what the bad guy has to do for you to escalate your responses legally.