Last July, 32-year-old Philando Castile bled out in his car after being shot by Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez. Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, recorded the brutality as her four-year-old daughter sat in the backseat. Yanez was charged with second degree manslaughter in November, and today, in court,…
On July 6, 2016, Philando Castile was stopped by police in a St. Paul suburb of Minnesota for having a broken tail light. He informed Officer Jeronimo Yanez that he had a gun and a permit to carry it, and was then fatally shot by the officer. The aftermath was live-streamed by his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds.
Diamond Reynolds—the woman who boldly filmed the moments after a cop in Minnesota gunned down her boyfriend Philando Castile in a car—appeared on The View on Monday to talk about documenting his death.