LA §14:22. Defense of others

State: Louisiana

 

Louisiana Revised Statutes (L.R.S.)

Title 14. Criminal Law

§22.  Defense of others

It is justifiable to use force or violence or to kill in the defense of another person when it is reasonably apparent that the person attacked could have justifiably used such means himself, and when it is reasonably believed that such intervention is necessary to protect the other person.