Philando Castile shooting: Special prosecutor to help decide on charges

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Philando Castile

A Minnesota county prosecutor said Friday he has appointed an outside prosecutor to help him decide whether to file criminal charges in the July 6 shooting death of a black man by a police officer.

Ramsey County chief prosecutor John Choi told reporters that he will bring in Don Lewis, a private attorney and former federal criminal prosecutor, to join his office’s deliberations on whether to file charges in the death of Philando Castile outright, or, if not, whether to delegate the decision to a grand jury.

Developing story – more to come

3 comments

  • Huh !

    Man in a car, Gets pulled over, Cop asks for license and registration, Man reaches for something while saying I Have A Gun, cop shoots !
    Black, White , Red or Yellow, Male or Female person will get shot by someone if they are reaching for something and say I Have A Gun !!!

  • Stan

    IF you have a conceal carry license and have a brain…you will know that when the officer asks you for your drivers license, you ALSO hand the officer your conceal carry license as well and state to the officer that you have a gun in your possession.. ..pretty simple.

Comments are closed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.