OAKLAND -- An Alameda County jury on Friday convicted an Oakland man of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a 19-year-old Laney College student outside the victim's home in 2012.
Remon McDaniel, 38, faces 50 years to life in state prison when he is sentenced March 14 for killing Isaac Jamal White on East 25th Street in Oakland on Jan. 4, 2012, said deputy district attorney Timothy Burr Jr.
Burr argued that McDaniel and White were acquaintances and after White refused him into his home, McDaniel felt disrespected and threatened White. Two hours later, White exited his home while talking on his cell phone and was shot six times by McDaniel, Burr said.
Defense attorney Anne Beles argued that McDaniel was misidentified as the shooter.
The killing was Oakland's first homicide of 2012. Laney College honored White with a scholarship in his name.
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