Duluth, GA asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Georgia

Q: I was in a shootout with someone and he started shooting at me first though my truck and I exited the vehicle

I returned fire and I have the right to carry and he is a felon and I was charged and he didn’t get charged with anything and in the bound hearing the DA never mention me getting shot just said I was shooting at him and gunned him down

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1 Lawyer Answer
Zachary Taylor Beck
Zachary Taylor Beck
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Rome, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: The D.A. represents the State, not you. Thus, the D.A. is not going to present self defense evidence which would benefit you. You need to hire a criminal defense attorney who can argue and present evidence that you acted in self defense.

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