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People v. Ceballos
Citation:12 Cal. 3d 470, 116 Cal. Rptr. 233 (1974)
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People v. Ceballos
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Ceballos noticed damage to the lock and door of his garage, where he kept a lot of property. To prevent a burglary in the future, Ceballos set up a trap gun, which was engineered to shoot if someone opened the garage door. When Ceballos was away from the house, two teenage boys removed the lock from the door, with the intent look at Ceballos’ property and possibly steal it. When one of the boys opened the door, he was hit in the face with a bullet.
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