July 2016: Police Shooting in Minnesota
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of july 2016.
1. No Charges Filed for Hillary Clinton 2. Police Shooting in Baton Rouge 3. Police Shooting in Minnesota 4. Protest Turns Deadly in Dallas 5. Obama Sends More Troops to Iraq 6. Trump Picks Pence 7. Police Officers Targeted in Baton Rouge 8. Producer Garry Marshall Dies 9. Roger Ailes Steps Down 10. Another Nightclub Shooting in Florida 11. Hillary Clinton Makes History 12. Verizon Buys Yahoo 13. Jimmy Walker Wins PGA
- Police Shooting in Minnesota
- On July 6, 2016, Philando Castile is stopped by a police officer while driving because of a broken taillight in St. Paul, Minnesota. According to his girlfriend, Castile tells the officer he has a concealed weapon and carries a permit. When he reaches for his wallet, the officer proceeded to shoot Castile four times. His girlfriend starts streaming the incident live and the video goes viral. In the video the woman starts to pray to God, and then starts begging the officer as she realizes her boyfriend is not going to make it. The incident has sparked outrage nationwide.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Jim Mone