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Suspect arrested in connection to killing of Minneapolis activist

Tyrone Williams was gunned down in North Minneapolis on April 3.

A suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a Minneapolis activist was arrested on Monday. 

Minneapolis Police say 27-year-old Sid Brady Strickland-Green was arrested by officers on Monday in connection to shooting death of 33-year-old Tyrone Williams, who was gunned down in North Minneapolis on April 3. 

Police issued a warrant for Strickland-Green's arrest after a witness identified him as the shooter and a reward for a lead to his arrest was issued in May. 

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FOX 9 reported that the suspect was associated with Williams' ex-roomate, who was evicted from the home they shared just days before Williams was fatally shot in the abdomen. 

Williams was the founder of Black Coalition clothing, "a freedom of expression afrostreet clothing line" in Minneapolis, in addition to being known as a local activist who helped organize the protest of the 4th Precinct after Jamar Clark was shot and killed by police in November of 2015. 

Williams is also the brother of former city council candidate Raeisha Williams.

Strickland-Green is facing a 2nd degree murder charge and his bail has been set at $1 million. 

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