Tennessee Code Annotated (T.C.A.)

Title 39.  Criminal Offenses  

Chapter 17  Offenses Against Public Health, Safety and Welfare  

Part 13  Weapons

39-17-1322.  Defenses. 

A person shall not be charged with or convicted of a violation under this part if the person possessed, displayed or employed a handgun in justifiable self-defense or in justifiable defense of another during the commission of a crime in which that person or the other person defended was a victim.