Why Warning Shots Are Such a Bad Idea
by Rob Morse
You've heard the saying a thousand times. You will never need a gun until the moment when you need one immediately. Like a parachute or a fire extinguisher, a gun is a life saving tool and not a toy. We use a firearm to stop an immediate and lethal threat. That is why we don't fire warning shots.
You probably heard this in your concealed carry class, but here are the key factors that need to be present to justify using lethal force: