When the video of Philando Castile having just been shot by police emerged on Facebook last week it created a media firestorm.
The death of this supposedly upstanding citizen at the hands of police after he was attempting to reach for his license was instantly branded an unjustifiable police killing.
Apparently Castile was shot even though he had informed the officer on hand he had a CCW…but that claim doesn’t hold up under the weight of facts.
One of which was Castile didn’t have a CCW and any gun he had with him was being carried illegally.
The shooting of Philando Castile seemed like the perfect, airtight case for anti-cop protesters to use against law enforcement. A man pulled over for a broken taillight reached for his wallet and said he was legally carrying a concealed firearm. A cop shot him with his child in the car, leading to his