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Friend Of Philando Castile Reacts To Traffic Stop Shooting Dashcam Video

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In this image made from July 6, 2016, video captured by a camera in the squad car of St. Anthony Police officer Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota police officer is shown after shooting into the vehicle at Philando Castile during a traffic stop in Falcon Heig
In this image made from July 6, 2016, video captured by a camera in the squad car of St. Anthony Police officer Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota police officer is shown after shooting into the vehicle at Philando Castile during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minn., as the 4-year-old daughter of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, starts to get out of the car and is grabbed by an officer. (St. Anthony Police Department via AP)

It’s been a week since Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted in the shooting death of 32-year-old Philando Castile during a traffic stop. The aftermath of the shooting was livestreamed on Facebook by Castile’s girlfriend.

This week, investigators released dashcam video from the officer’s squad car, showing the events leading up to the shooting. Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks with John Thompson, a community activist who was a co-worker and friend of Castile.

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