Legal experts say the decision of whether to charge a 76-year-old man who allegedly shot and killed a 15-year-old robbery suspect will hinge on many factors, primarily whether the man thought his life was in danger. The issue is complicated by the fact that the shooting happened away from the house, after the robbers had left. In 29 years as a criminal defense lawyer in Charlotte, George Laughrun said he's never seen a case with so many twists and turns. ............(means i left part of it out) The robbery victim was tied up as the teens ransacked the house, police said. At least one of the robbers had a gun, police said. A police report said the teenagers took jewelry, a black wallet, cash, a .38 revolver and a gold Masonic ring. The teenagers ran from the house on Grier Road, police said. The man freed himself, had his wife call 911, and drove after them, police said. Robbery, shooting case is legally complex - CharlotteObserver.com how do you feel? was the old man wrong in chasing down the thugs? should he have simply called the police and left it to them? would you have done the same or waited for police? what do you think the thugs said to the older man as they tied him up and stole his stuff? how much would the adrenlin rush account for behavior on the part of the old man?