Article By Angela Walker // EEW Magazine News
Millions have viewed the chilling video of the moments following Philando Castile’s fatal shooting by a Minnesota police officer during a traffic stop.
According to the victim’s girlfriend Diamond Reynolds, her decision to stream the gruesome incident via Facebook live video was done in response to a message from God.
“I was able to remain calm because I knew in the back of my mind if anything was to alarm that officer, he possibly could have took me and maybe even my daughter. And what made me record the live video was God telling me, ‘It’s your word over theirs,’ and I just wanted the justice,” she said in a sit-down interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos.
A clearly shaken up Reynolds, who wept for nearly the entire Good Morning America interview, shared how she and her 4-year-old daughter, Dae-Anna, who was in the car with Castile when St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez opened fire on him, are coping.
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