Defending Against a Reasonably Apparent Threat

Today’s Post of the Day arises out of an event in Florida in which a motorcyclist fired three rounds into a man who punched him in the face, even though the motorcyclist did not first observe a weapon in the man’s possession. Is this “gun versus fist” scenario a violation of the element of proportionality? Were there facts from which the motorcyclist could reasonably infer a deadly force threat? That’s the topic of Today’s Post …

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