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The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
Shooting at the fleeing robbers? Someone needs remedial training.
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Seriously, in this day and age, who is to say that the BG isn't going to turn at the door and shoot you?
I think the manager could articulate a reasonable fear of death or great bodily injury to himself or others having just been robbed at gunpoint.
Bear in mind that we are talking Florida rules here, though. Your milage may vary.
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