Perhaps this can start the healing process for his friends and family.
The senseless deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling have been at the forefront of most Americans' minds this week, and we're saddened yet hopeful to update you on the killing in Falcon Heights, Minnesota.
While we've already shared what we know about the police officers who shot at killed Alton early Tuesday morning, we're now finding out more about the men involved in Philando's death on Wednesday as well.
According to multiple reports, Jeronimo Yanez (above, left) has been with the St. Anthony Police Dept. for only four years — coincidentally the same length of time as Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II in Baton Rouge — and was the officer directly responsible for Philando's death.
From the Facebook Live video, we know that Jeronimo was visibly shaken after firing at least four shots into the cafeteria worker's right arm… not that that fact makes his actions any less monstrous.
As is typical for cases like this, the
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