People Gather Outside Fairgrounds To Remember Philando Castile

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Just outside the State Fairgrounds Monday, people rallied to remember Philando Castile and others who lost their lives in police-involved shootings.

About two dozen people lined Larpenteur Avenue near Castile’s peace garden.

In July, St. Anthony police officer Geronimo Yanez shot Castile during a traffic stop along that road.

The group says they do not want people to forget about what happened to Castile.

Another group is planning a rally to protest police killings this Saturday. It is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Snelling Avenue and University Avenue.

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  1. LarryJohnson says:

    Why the hell did the police not arrest the demonstraters who were blocking traffic and jumping on peoples cars. I am so sick of the police looking the other way because there bosses tie there hands to be political correct. I would love to see them do it to both the St.Paul and Mpls mayors, I think thongs would be different them if it affteed them

  2. S Strand says:

    They can’t seem to reason, these below average thugs; that if many white people, or Asian, or Native Americans were routinely committing crimes against society, that an innocent person might pay the price when a police officer is observing someone that fits tthe same description as an offender, and has a gun sitting on his leg when pulled over. Mr. Castile, looks to be that innocent person that paid the price for all those that aren’t innocent and caused his demise, by their actions. The Police Officer was doing his job, and put in a bad situation.

  3. John Random says:

    Protest on the SIDE of the road all you want…. but interfere with traffic and you walk a dangerous line. Anyone else see some of the videos of them ‘trying to stop traffic and people pushing their way through in cars? LOL!

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