Ithaca 37 with 18" barrel with slug sights on it. If the subject is out at buckshot range, then the court is not going to figure that that they are that big of a threat to warrant shooting them at 40 yards. At 25 ft, #5 birdshot will group at about 12". Then they are a possible threat, across an average 12 foot room, a load of birdshot will cut a person in half, that is usually sufficient to gather their attention.
Whittington Center Life
Times are tough, ammo is expensive, there will be no warning shots.