MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Family and friends of a man killed by a police officer are continuing to celebrate his life Saturday.
Philando Castile was shot and killed two years ago during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights. A jury cleared the police officer of any wrongdoing.
The city of Falcon Heights declared Saturday “Unity Day,” encouraging everyone to build or restore relationships.
A community barbecue was held, and there was also a screening of the film “Remembering Philando,” a documentary that focuses on Castile’s mother’s mission to keep his spirit alive.