Key moments after the police shooting of Philando Castile


ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Philando Castile was fatally shot by a police officer during a July 6 traffic stop in a St. Paul suburb after he told the officer he was armed. St. Anthony officer Jeronimo Yanez, who is Latino, was acquitted of manslaughter on Friday. A timeline of some key events that unfolded after the shooting:

July 6: Castile is fatally shot after Yanez stops his car in Falcon Heights. Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, is a passenger in the car, along with her then-4-year-old daughter. Reynolds livestreams the aftermath of the shooting on Facebook. The widely shared video draws protesters to the scene.

July 7: Protesters converge overnight at Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s official residence in the state capital of St. Paul. Dayton says he doesn’t think the shooting would have happened if Castile had been white. More than 1,000 people gather that evening at the school…



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