Legal Question in Criminal Law in Ohio

shooting burglar

If a burglar is in my home and I shoot and kill him am I liable?

Asked on 4/09/04, 10:16 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Timothy Hess T. Hess & Associates, LLC

Re: shooting burglar

If you are in your home and kill an intruder, it is considered to be a justifiable homocide. His family may try to sue you for a wrongful death but that will in all liklihood fail.

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Answered on 4/09/04, 4:09 pm

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