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.

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Chaboyea was arrested as he was being released from the Sherburne County Jail on Monday.

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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.

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If convicted on both charges, Chaboyea faces a maximum penalty of 85 years in prison.