NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police released new information on the moments that led up to the Tuesday morning shooting death of a Black Lives Matter advocate from Charlston, SC.
The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office identified the victim as 32-year-old Muhiyidin Moye
Officers received a call at 1:24 a.m. regarding a shooting in the 1900 block of Bienville St. Officer found a man lying on the street suffering from a gunshot wound.
One of the policemen then saw a mountain bike covered in blood on the opposite side of the street in the 2200 block of Bienville St. There was a blood trail leading from the victim's body through several blocks and back onto Bienville St.
Officers also located a bullet fragment two blocks away from the victim.
"He was transported to a hospital and subsequently died of his wounds," NOPD spokesman Beau Tidwell said. "The incident is the subject of an active and ongoing investigation."
Camille Weaver, his niece, said Moye attempted to ride five more blocks after the shooting, according to WCSC.
Moye was charged with disorderly conduct in a February 2017 incident in which he jumped a barricade and attempted to snatch a Confederate flag away from a protestor.
The incident was caught on camera during a live report.