Originally Posted by Dr. Broncenstein
Expending your ammunition randomly into the air while leaving defensive cover of your home stacks the odds against your survival. But in the event you do survive, you will likely have some explaining to do to law enforcement... given the brandishing and illegal discharge of a firearm.
As Biden said they live in a wooded area, either way no cop is going to hold it against you for protecting your household. Self-defense tends to nullify a charge of brandishing a firearm.