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LAPD Arrests Gang Member from Top Ten List for Murder

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After a four year search, police have finally caught up with a suspect for a July 2005 gang-related shooting death in South LA. Dion Hays, known as "Solo" on the streets, was arrested on June 29 in Lancaster by LAPD and US Marshals working together on a task force. The 2005 incident left Andre Williams dead in an alley near the 700 block of East Florence Avenue. Apparently, he was chased down by two people, Hays allegedly being on of them, and was shot several times, leaving him dead. Hays, a 79 Swan Family Blood gang member, has bail set at $3 million.