REVEALED: Black Lives Matter leader who ran through police tape on live TV and grabbed a Confederate flag was shot in the thigh on his bike in an attempted robbery and died from blood loss after carrying on cycling for six blocks

A well-known Black Lives Matter leader who was slain in New Orleans earlier this month is believed to have been the victim of an attempted robbery, police have revealed.

Muhiyidin d’Baha, 32, was found shot in the early morning hours of February 6 while riding his bicycle on Bienville Street, with his bicycle at the end of a six-block trail of blood, the NOLA Times-Picayune reported.

The activist died later that day from blood loss related to the gun shot wound in his thigh, his relatives wrote in a GoFundMe campaign launched to raise money to bring his body home to Charleston, South Carolina.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the NOPD Police Department.

Scroll down for video Well-known Black Lives Matter leader Muhiyidin d’Baha, 32, who was slain in New Orleans earlier this month is now believed to have been the victim of an attempted robbery d’Baha, whose legal last name was Moye, achieved notoriety for jumping through caution tape set up by police to take a Confederate flag away from a protester on live television at the College of Charleston in February 2017.

Though the nation took notice of d’Baha then, his family and loved ones, who referred to him […]

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