Use Of Firearm: Affect Of Malfunction
June 30th, 2014


CC 3148 is used for the enhancement of personally using a firearm and intentionally discharging it under California’s 10-20-Life Law, PC § 12022.53(c). A defendant can be found liable under this statute even if due to the firearm’s malfunction, the discharge does not result in a projectile being expelled from the gun. (People v. Grandy (2006) 144 Cal. App. 4th 33.)