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Can i shoot someone who is intruding my property in Texas?

Pecos, TX |

I dont need a permit to have a gun in Texas do i? Can i shoot someone for trespassing i live in a bad area and looking out for my safety and my wife

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  1. This is a complicated question. You don't have to retreat in your home. If someone is outside your home you should call 911. You could be charged with a crime if their not inside the house or if they're retreating.

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