Philando Castile: Minnesota Man Shot and Killed By Police, Death Caught on Video

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Yesterday, the death of Alton Sterling sent shockwaves of grief and outrage throughout social media.

Today, footage of an incident that looks all too familiar was uploaded to social media by Diamond Reynolds, the girlfriend 32-year-old of Philando Castile, a Minnesota who was shot and killed by police during a routine traffic stop in Minnesota yesterday.

According to Reynolds, she and Castile were pulled over for a broken taillight.

Castile informed the officer that he has a weapon and a license to carry, but was reportedly shot while reaching for his identification, nonetheless.

The harrowing footage below shows Castile's final moments, as he dies slowly in the passenger seat after being shot by the officer at close range.

He was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, where he was pronounced dead at 9:37 pm.

Castile was employed as a cafeteria supervisor at a school in St. Paul.

There was a child in the car at the time of the incident, but his age not known at this time.

Swarms of protestors have already gathered outside of Governor Mike Dayton's residence in St. Paul.

"He let the officer know that he had a firearm," Reynolds  tells the camera at one point.

"He was reaching for his wallet and his ID from his pocket, and the officer shot him in the arm.

"Oh my God, please don't tell me he's dead," Reynolds pleads. "Please don't tell me my boyfriend went like that."

Throughout the clip, the officer can her heard shouting obscenities and yelling at Reynolds to keep her hands where they are.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has reportedly already launched its investigation.

Be warned that the footage below is extremely graphic and disturbing.

We will have further updates on this story as more information becomes available.

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