Number one, you didn't say "in your own house". I can see the assumption since the thread started with a home invasion video but it's a distinction that needs to be made. While some places have a castle doctrine and while someone breaking into your house constitutes a higher level of threat than an altercation at a bar, I don't think completely skipping any UoF continuum and going straight to hollowpoints is generally legally advisable, let alone morally. People have gone to jail or killed themselves over much more cut-and-dry situations. If I'm searching my house, yes I'm going to have my firearm. But I recognize that I don't want to take a life over some belongings. If the guy attacks me and I'm confident he doesn't have any weapons in his hands, no. I'm not going to shoot him. I'm going to dump him on his head and phone the police. If I'm not confident he is unarmed or if I am clearing with my weapon drawn and he attacks me, yeah, I'm going to hose him down. Because then, even if he doesn't intend to shoot me with it, we're going to be fighting over a firearm.