(New Orleans Times-Picayune) A Black Lives Matter activist from South Carolina died Tuesday (Feb. 6) after being shot in the thigh earlier in the day on Bienville Street in New Orleans, according to the NOPD.

The shooting victim has been identified as 32-year-old Muhiyidin Moye, an NOPD spokesman said Tuesday night and the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office confirmed Wednesday.

Moye — who preferred the last name d’Baha, according to the Washington Post — and was called “Moye” or “Moya” by loved ones, was struck by gunfire shortly before 1:30 a.m. in the 1900 block of Bienville Street.

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