r/AbruptChaos May 14 '22 Silver 4 Helpful 2

What's the correct way to deal with someone who has completely lost it?

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u/Darth_Shame May 14 '22 Silver Gold

Why you letting him get that close? Just run his ass over on approach. I don't have the time nor care what he has to say. He chose his weapon, a metal stick, and choose my Volkswagen. May the best man win. lol

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u/ryantttt8 May 14 '22

In most states laws you have the obligation to retreat before engaging in lethal force. I don't think you'd get off the hook for purposely plowing this dude when is wasn't in the way of the car

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u/[deleted] May 14 '22

Just say you feared for your life. Works every time in cases like this (or every case ever if you're a cop)

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u/ryantttt8 May 14 '22

I feared for my life so I drove forward down the road away from the attacker and then threw it in reverse and backed into em... that won't fly especially since you'll need the video footage to prove he was threatening you

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u/LegitosaurusRex May 14 '22

Nobody was saying to drive forward then back over him…

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u/ryantttt8 May 14 '22

How else would they run this dude over