OH 2901.09. No duty to retreat in residence or vehicle

OH 2901.09. No duty to retreat in residence or vehicle

State: Ohio

 

Ohio Revised Code (O.R.C.)

Title 29.  Crimes – Procedure

Chapter 2901.  General Provisions

2901.09.  No duty to retreat in residence or vehicle

(A) As used in this section, “residence” and “vehicle” have the same meanings as in section 2901.05 of the Revised Code.

(B) For purposes of any section of the Revised Code that sets forth a criminal offense, a person who lawfully is in that person’s residence has no duty to retreat before using force in self-defense, defense of another, or defense of that person’s residence, and a person who lawfully is an occupant of that person’s vehicle or who lawfully is an occupant in a vehicle owned by an immediate family member of the person has no duty to retreat before using force in self-defense or defense of another.

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