Cop who shot black motorist is dad, volunteers

Castile's shooting came shortly after another man was shot by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

The St. Paul police headquarters has been locked down since Thursday night following protests of the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile.

They identified him as Philando Castile of St. Paul, a cafeteria supervisor at a Montessori school.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said Philando Castile, 32, of St. Paul, died of multiple gunshot wounds. She said he told officers he does have a firearm on him - because he's licensed to carry - but said he wasn't going to grab it but was reaching for his wallet in his pocket.

"The law in the state of Minnesota gives a lot of protections to police officers", Choi said.

The prosecutor also acknowledged the wide reach of the Facebook video.

There is also a fear that Facebook Live will be used by people looking to do harm, such as the Muslim terrorist who recently livestreamed his horrific killing of a French police officer and his wife.

The reality star, who is married to rapper Kanye West, has said that she doesn't want to have to teach her son "to be scared of the police". His name has spread across social media, and become a rallying cry for people who are faced, yet again, with a case of a young black man killed by police for seemingly no reason at all. Don't say nothing, just do whatever they want you to do.

Gov. Mark Dayton's strong words about this week's killing of Philando Castile threw him straight into a suddenly reignited debate about how police treat people of color.

The head of a law enforcement organization is criticizing Minnesota's governor for saying he thinks a police officer who shot and killed a black motorist this week never would have fired if the driver had been white. He told protesters gathered outside his residence all day and night that no one should die over a traffic stop.

The Minnesota woman who filmed the immediate aftermath of her boyfriend's shooting by police in a viral video that sparked nationwide protests this week had a message for the nation as she broke down when ABC News asked her about the shootings in Dallas.

In a photo from the 2014 Annual Report of the Police Department of Falcon Heights, St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez takes part in the Standing of the Memorial Guard at the State Capitol in St. Paul in May 2014.

Castile was shot Wednesday during a traffic stop over an alleged broken tail light.

Police officers also were stationed outside Yanez's parents' house in South St. Paul, where the 28-year-old grew up and went to school, according to South St. Paul school district officials. The first seconds of her broadcast on Facebook showed Castile first slumping and then sitting motionless in the driver's seat.

"The police officer stopped us for a busted taillight that wasn't busted", she said, adding they were calmly following the officer's instructions. I was always happy to see him around school. "He was just getting his license and registration, sir", the woman responds.

Yanez and his partner, Officer Joseph Kauser, were placed on administrative leave. It is the era of personal body cameras and it comes two years after widespread calls for police departments across the country to acquire the technology for their officers.

The BCA statement says Yanez approached the auto, which Reynolds was driving, from the driver's side during the stop in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights on Wednesday night.

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