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19 June 2017, 01:05 | Guillermo Sutton
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Thousands of people have been taking part in a demonstration in St. Paul, Minnesosta, after a police officer was found not guilty of fatally shooting of a black motorist during a traffic stop previous year. The Minnesota State Patrol would update on their Twitter with a clarification as to the cause of the arrests.
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Reynolds pulled out her cellphone and began live-streaming the shooting's aftermath on Facebook as Castile bled to death.
On the squad-car video, Castile can be heard saying, "I'm not pulling it out", as Yanez opened fire.
Officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted on three counts, including second-degree manslaughter.
The protesters gathered at the Minnesota state Capitol in St. Paul, holding "Black Lives Matter" signs and chanting "No Justice, No Peace!"
Castile's death last July sparked massive protests in Minnesota and across the country.
St. Paul police estimated over 2,000 people attended the protest march, which was overall peaceful. Protesters leave the steps of the state Capitol after a rally in St. Paul, Minn., Friday, June 16, 2017. Some, however, splintered off and went on I-94. In the end, a few dozen people were left, and police managed to push them off the freeway. The authorities made 18 arrests shortly after midnight on Friday after the protesters refused to disperse.
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John Choi, the Ramsey County prosecutor assigned to the case, told reporters following the verdict that Castile "did nothing that justified the taking of his life". The case may have ended, but there is certainly still emotional fallout and outrage over the shooting of Philando Castile. "We're going back down to 1969. Are you kidding me right now?"
"None of this would have happened but for Philando Castile", defense attorney Earl Gray said.
Outside the courthouse, Castile's mother said Yanez got away with murder.
Others, including some members of Congress, also criticized the court decision.
Castiles shooting was among a string of killings of blacks by police around the US, including two other cases on trial this week in OH and Wisconsin.
Saturday, Levy-Pounds said she had received an outpouring of messages from people, a lot of them white, who had been shocked at the outcome. "I believe that, working together, we can make the changes necessary to secure both safety and justice, in all of our communities, for all Minnesotans", Dayton said in the statement.
National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick compared police officers to fugitive slave patrolmen after a Minnesota officer was acquitted in the shooting death of a black motorist.
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