Legal definition of Deadly force
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Deadly force

Any force that carries a substantial risk that it will proximately result in the death of any person.
Source: Ohio Revised Code. website
Under NY Laws deadly force means physical force which, under the circumstances in which it is used, is readily capable of causing death or other serious physical injury.
Source: NY Penal Code.
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