The judge says there’s “a failure to understand” the task given to the jury, which acquitted an officer of second-degree manslaughter.
Unrelatedly, ex-cop Dominique Heaggan-Brown was fired from the department for an unrelated sexual assault investigation.
When you watch the disturbing police dash cam video of the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, you will wonder just how a jury could acquit St. Anthony, Minnesota, police officer Jeronimo Yanez. But this is America, a country founded on racial oppression, right?
A new filing written by Jeronimo Yanez's defense team claims his use of deadly force was triggered by a gun sighting.
The family of Philando Castile welcomed the charges against the cop who shot and killed the 32-year-old, but his girlfriend believes "the highest charge was not brought against him."
Jeronimo Yanez, the officer accused in the shooting death of Minnesota motorist Philando Castile, will face second-degree manslaughter charges.
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