Originally Posted by writwing
You were lucky, that behavior doesnt work out so well in non-Gun friendly states.
And it would have worked out equally as bad for him if he had discharged his firearm when his assailant was no longer a threat to his life. I sure as heck know if I ever needed to draw my gun on someone and they immediatly began retreating, I am not about to shoot them in the back. (Not saying this was the case in his situation, but just giving an example.)