Washington Pattern Jury Instructions–Criminal (W.P.I.C.)
Part IV. Defenses Chapter 16. Justifiable Homicide
WA W.P.I.C. 16.08 No Duty To Retreat
It is lawful for a person who is in a place where that person has a right to be and who has reasonable grounds for believing that [he][she] is being attacked to stand [his][her] ground and defend against such attack by the use of lawful force. The law does not impose a duty to retreat.