MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Nearly a year following the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, the officer who fired the trigger seven times has been found not guilty of all criminal charges brought against him.
Officer Jeromino Yanez has been let go from the St. Anthony Police Department, but the reverberations surrounding the case continue following the release this week of dashcam footage of the shooting, along with countless other documents from the trial.
Castile’s death was streamed live on Facebook Live last July by his girlfriend Diamond Reynolds, which brought the case to the national stage.
Click here for a timeline of the events surrounding Castile’s death and the trial of Yanez.
WCCO-TV reporter Bill Hudson has been covering the trial extensively, and was at the courthouse when Yanez was acquitted of the charges.
On Friday at 11 a.m. (CST), Hudson is hosting an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit, where you can ask him anything about the Yanez trial and its aftermath.
Here’s how you can participate in Hudson’s AMA on Friday:
- Create a Reddit account if you do not have one.
- There’s also an app available on the App Store or Google Play.
- CLICK HERE TO BE DIRECTED TO BILL HUDSON’S AMA