Philando Castile Killed By Minnesota Cop As Girlfriend Broadcasts Incident Live On Facebook (VIDEO)


(AllHipHop News) Another day, another death at the hands of a police officer. As a large part of the nation is still in pain over the shooting of Alton Sterling, reports are now circulating of yet another African-American man being killed by a cop.

According to the Washington Post, Philando Castile died at a Minneapolis hospital on Wednesday. The 32-year-old victim was reportedly reaching for his wallet during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights when the officer fired into the vehicle.

Sterling's girlfriend, Lavish Reynolds, began filming the situation moments after the driver was shot. She broadcast the aftermath live on Facebook.

"F-ck!" yelled the officer. "I told him not to reach for it."

Reynolds responded, "You told him to get his i.d. sir, and his driver's license. Oh my god, please don't tell me he's dead."

Another video captured by a bystander after the shooting has made its way online as well.

The St. Anthony Police Department has confirmed Castile's death, but officials did not identify the officer involved in the shooting. However, Reynolds suggested the cop was Asian.

It appears Reynolds' daughter was present at the scene at the time of the shooting. The little girl can be heard saying, “It’s okay, Mommy. It’s okay. I’m right here with you.”

Members of the Hip Hop community have addressed the Philando Castile shooting on social media.


Watch video of the aftermath of the Philando Castile shooting (warning graphic) and St. Anthony PD press conference about the incident below.