It is a crime to discharge a firearm from a motor vehicle and violators may be charged with Drive-by Shooting from a Motor Vehicle. Allowing a passenger to bring a weapon into your car is a misdemeanor, but if circumstances, such as property damage or injury apply, the crime may be charged as a felony. A conviction could result in revocation of your right to own a gun.
What does the prosecutor have to prove?
1. Defendant was a driver or an owner of a motor vehicle.
2. Defendant allowed a firearm to be brought into or carried into said vehicle by another person. [PC 26100(a)]
Misdemeanor: 0-180 days