PEOPLE v. GARCIA, S097765
A firearm sentencing enhancement under Penal Code section 12022.53(d) can apply to an aider and abettor under a vicarious liability theory, even where the "shooter" is not convicted.
- Decided 08/22/2002
- Published 08/22/2002
Supreme Court of California
Maxine Weksler, Agoura Hills, under appointment by the Supreme Court, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, David P. Druliner and Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorneys General, Marc E. Turchin, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Carol Wendelin Pollack and Pamela C. Hamanaka, Assistant Attorneys General, Mary E. Sanchez, Darryl C. Hottinger and Jaime L. Fuster, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent., Steve Cooley, District Attorney (Los Angeles), George M. Palmer, Head Deputy District Attorney, and Phyllis C. Asayama, Deputy District Attorney, for California District Attorneys Association as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Plaintiff and Respondent.