Originally Posted by DaFace
So just to be clear, in this situation:
- You see a guy walking down the street. You think he might be up to something, so you follow him in your car.
- You get out of the car and approach him. When you get close enough...
- The kid pushes you.
- You shoot him dead.
In this scenario, it's the kid's fault?
The answer to your question is that legal culpability would depend upon whether or not the person who was pushed was reasonably in fear for his life.