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PEOPLE v. ROBERTSON, A095055

Under the standards for merger set forth in People v. Hansen, 9 Cal.4th 300 (1994), grossly negligent discharge of a firearm is an offense that merges with a resulting homicide, and thus cannot serve as a predicate for felony murder.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/30/2003
  • Published 06/30/2003

Judges

  • KAY, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Juliana Drous, San Francisco, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Ronald A. Bass, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Catherine A. Rivlin, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, William Kuimelis, Deputy Attorney General, for Respondent.
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