Yanez states, "it appeared to me that he was wrapping something around his fingers and almost like if I were to put my hand around my gun.It was dark inside the vehicle ..." At another point "it seemed like he was pulling out a gun and the barrel just kept coming." "I know he had an object and it was dark.
Reynolds told the officer, "You shot four bullets into him, sir.
" as he quickly pulled his own gun with his right hand and reached inside the driver's window with his left hand. " Yanez removed his left arm from the car and fired seven shots in the direction of Castile in rapid succession. ” Castile moaned and said, “I wasn't reaching for it." Reynolds loudly said, “He wasn't reaching for it.” Before she completed her sentence, Yanez again screamed, “Don't pull it out!
” Reynolds responded, “He wasn't.” Yanez yelled, “Don't move! ” In the video, Reynolds is speaking with Yanez and explaining what happened.
On July 6, 2016, Philando Castile was shot and killed by Jeronimo Yanez, a St.
Anthony, Minnesota, police officer, after being pulled over in Falcon Heights, a suburb of Saint Paul.