It all boils down to a personal decision.
You made yours, now live with it.
None of us were present, do not know you or anyone else involved, so we really cannot judge the right/wrong of your actions.
Now for my moderator response: Read the sticky about accepted topics for posts. I do not feel this meets the criteria. Under the general talk forum is a nice long thread about helping others, have a look at that one.
I'm sorry, I was just imaging what you would look like with duct tape over your mouth