MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Hennepin County jury has convicted a 27-year-old Minneapolis man of shooting to death another man in the parking lot of a Brooklyn Center motel.
Antonio Daniels was found guilty Friday afternoon of second-degree murder and manslaughter.READ MORE: Mayo Clinic Study: Some Cancer Treatments May Inhibit Immune Response To COVID Vaccination
Michael McGowan, 25, was killed on Aug. 22, 2013, in the parking lot of the Days Inn on James Circle N.
Witnesses told police that Daniels and McGowan were among the men involved in a fist fight.READ MORE: Video Shows Hennepin Co. Sheriff Hutchinson Claim He Wasn't Driving After DWI Crash In December
Daniels pulled out a gun and shot McGowan in the chest.
McGowan collapsed in the entryway of the adjacent Super 8 Motel, where police found him around 3:30 a.m.
Daniels claimed he shot McGowan in self-defense, but the jury did not accept the explanation.MORE NEWS: Timeline: Events Since George Floyd's Arrest, Murder On May 25, 2020
He will be sentenced on April 3.