Originally Posted by GetSomeE92
Use of deadly force is allowed if that force is necessary to prevent death, great bodily harm or the commission of a forcible felony. You shoot to stop the threat (head shots and double tap/triple tap center mass are generally a sure way to stop a threat). Once the "bad guy" is no longer a threat, you stop shooting.
And "smyles" is absolutely correct. Ignorance of the law is no excuse for violating it.
That must be FL law. Because I have a couple of friends that took the class one in MA, CT and NC , and they all say something different. Most of them pretty much preach the opposite , to avoid shooting someone.