Man convicted in fatal shooting of North Minneapolis activist sentenced

February 11, 2019 06:17 PM

The man charged in connection to the fatal shooting of a North Minneapolis activist was sentenced Monday. 

According to a KSTP reporter in the courtroom, Sid Strickland-Green was sentenced to 20 years in prison. 

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According to the criminal complaint, a witness told police that Tyrone 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.

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. 

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