The woman who livestreamed the aftermath of her boyfriend being shot and killed by police speaks.
Diamond Reynolds is speaking out about the shooting death of her boyfriend just 1 day after he was killed by a police officer in Minnesota. Philandro Castile was shot multiple times by a police officer after being pulled over for a broken tail-light. Reynolds says Castile told the officer he was armed and had a concealed carry permit… she says when he reached for his wallet, the officer shot him in the arm four times. 32-year-old Philandro Castile died after being taken to the hospital. By now you may have seen the graphic Facebook live video taken by Diamond Reynolds just moments after her Castile was shot. The video has been viewed more than 1 million times in less than 24 hours.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Assistance was called in to investigate the incident. The U.S. Justice Department said it “is aware of the incident and is assessing the situation.”