MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Bloomington man was charged for the murder of a Minneapolis man that happened nearly 15 years ago on Monday in Hennepin County District Court.
William Dallas Chaboyea, 35, was charged in a warrant with second-degree murder for the benefit of a gang and second-degree murder on Monday. The charges were in connection with the shotgun murder of Michael Baldeagle on May 28, 1996.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Rounds Of Light Snow Expected Over The Weekend
Chaboyea was arrested as he was being released from the Sherburne County Jail on Monday.READ MORE: ‘Very Unexpected Outcome’: Eagle Hit By Train In Western WI Expected To Fully Recover
A criminal complaint states Baldeagle was in the vicinity of the 1700 block of 27th Street East in Minneapolis when he and other witnesses saw a group of men in an alley. His friends pleaded with him not to go into the alley, but he did and flashed a gang sign at the group.
The men, according to the complaint, were members of the Native Mob Gang. After a brief argument with the men, Chaboyea pulled out a shotgun and killed Baldeagle, according to the complaint.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Comedian, Actor Louie Anderson Dies At 68
If convicted on both charges, Chaboyea faces a maximum penalty of 85 years in prison.