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When can you shoot someone in Florida?

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January 07, 2011 10:24PM

you cant shoot anyone anywhere.

Another View: In Florida you may lawfully use deadly force, BUT ONLY to defend your life. Florida is one of a handful of states in the US that has "no duty to retreat" doctrine written into the state's laws. (i.e.: If you are in, or at, a place that you may lawfully be, and are accosted or trespassed upon and threatened with deadly force you may retaliate in kind.)