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Sat May 6, 2017, 05:41 AM

City of Oakland to Settle Wrongful Attempted-Murder Conviction for $300,000

Ronald Ross was convicted in the 2006 attempted murder of Renardo Williams and spent nearly seven years in prison. Oakland's city attorney is now recommending that the city council settle a malicious-prosecution lawsuit for $300,000.

The 2006 case against Ross appeared to be a slam dunk. The Oakland police and Alameda County District Attorney alleged that Ross went to Williams' apartment in West Oakland's Campbell Village housing complex and shot him with a .22 in the stomach.

Williams, while he was recovering in Highland Hospital, identified Ross' photo when Oakland police Sgt. Steve Lovell showed him a lineup of six faces.

And another witness who was with Williams at the time of the shooting also fingered Ross as the gunman.

Read more: http://www.eastbayexpress.com/SevenDays/archives/2017/05/04/city-of-oakland-to-settle-wrongful-attempted-murder-conviction-for-300000

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