Appellant, Donald M. Mosely, shot and killed Frederick Washington and Mark Payne. At the same time, Terhain Woods and Antione Hall were also shot by Mosely, but both survived. On July 28, 1997, Moseley was convicted in district court of firstdegree murder, attempted murder with use of a deadly weapon, and burglary while in possession of a firearm. During Mosely’s trial, a number of errors occurred, which brought rise to this appeal. Because of these cumulative errors, the Nevada Supreme Court reversed appellant’s conviction and remanded the case for a new trial. In analyzing the issues raised by appellant on appeal, the court broadened an earlier Nevada Supreme Court decision regarding the admissibility of victim character evidence, establishing precedent in Nevada pertaining to the cross-examination of a criminal defendant when the cross-examination is related to other witnesses’ credibility.
Walton, Clarke, "Summary of Daniel v. State" (2003). Nevada Supreme Court Summaries. 728.