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As police shootings continue, bystanders get more sophisticated at filming altercations

As police shootings continue, bystanders get more sophisticated at filming altercations

The gunshots had stopped by the time Diamond Reynolds started filming. Her boyfriend sat dying in the driver’s seat of their car, his shirt drenched with blood. A police officer stood in the background, cursing, as he kept his gun trained on Philando Castile’s slumping body. 

Millions of viewers from around the world have now seen Reynolds’ stunning livestream Facebook video, in which she calmly says that an officer had pulled the couple over for a broken tail light in a Minneapolis suburb Wednesday — and then shot Castile, who was black, as he reached for his wallet.

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