OR 161.219 Limitations on use of deadly physical force in defense of a person.

OR 161.219 Limitations on use of deadly physical force in defense of a person.

State: Oregon

 

Oregon Revised Statutes (O.R.S.)

Volume 4

Title 16. Crimes and Punishments

Chapter 161.  General Provisions

JUSTIFICATION

161.219 Limitations on use of deadly physical force in defense of a person. 

Notwithstanding the provisions of ORS 161.209, a person is not justified in using deadly physical force upon another person unless the person reasonably believes that the other person is:

(1) Committing or attempting to commit a felony involving the use or threatened imminent use of physical force against a person; or

(2) Committing or attempting to commit a burglary in a dwelling; or

(3) Using or about to use unlawful deadly physical force against a person.

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