Man Charged in Connection with Fatal Shooting of North Minneapolis Activist Pleads Not Guilty

July 20, 2018 04:38 PM

The video above is from a June 14 report.


The man charged in connection to the fatal shooting of a North Minneapolis activist has pleaded not guilty, according to court records. 

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Sid Brady Strickland-Green, 27, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder in connection to the fatal shooting of Tyrone Williams on April 3.

According to the criminal complaint, a witness told police that Williams and Strickland-Green had been arguing prior to the shooting. When the two asked the witness to resolve the issue, the witness entered a vehicle and left.

RELATED: Bail Set for Man Charged with Killing North Minneapolis Activist 

The witness told police he did not see nor hear the shooting, but saw Williams stumble away from Strickland-Green's vehicle. The complaint said Strickland-Green later called the witness and acknowledged he shot Williams. 

A jury trial is expected to begin on Sept. 24, according to court records. 

RELATED: Mother, Aunt Accused of hiding man wanted in Connection to Fatal Shooting of North Minneapolis Activist 

Strickland-Green's mother and aunt were both charged with aiding an offender to avoid arrest on Tuesday after authorities allege they helped hide him.

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