I think he deserves leaniancy - he has already spent his life in America! Thats sentance enough!
But really - he is an ideot even if he doesn't deserve to be shot - and no system in the world not even one with so much 'Liberty' and 'Freedom' should allow a man who is so terribly stupid into such power.
A Knight is sworn to Honour. His heart knows only Virtue. His blade defends the helpless. His might upholds the Weak. His word speaks only truth. His wrath undoes the Wicked.