He was later killed by police who blew him up using a robot. The suspect was identified as Micah X. Johnson, who was a member of the U.S. Army Reserve, a U.S. The shooter was a U.S. Army reservist who served in Afghanistan. His former employer, Jeppi Carnegie, CFO of Touch of Kindness LLC, said Johnson had worked for the residential health care company since January 2015.
Reynolds's real-time broadcast was powerfully affecting - her composure as Castile bled, slowly dying, beside her; the agitated police officer with his gun still pointed; her appeals for help to those watching live; her four-year-old daughter's attempt to comfort her later as she wept handcuffed in a cruiser.
Reynolds said her 4-year-old daughter told her Castile had died. BCA said the investigation is on going as they continue conducting interviews with witnesses and have gathered several videos from the incident, including squad auto video which has been collected as evidence.
Brian Babin (R.-Texas ). Obama vowed that anyone involved in the senseless murders would be held fully accountable. "Justice will be done". Obama also ordered flags lowered to half staff at the White House and on public buildings and grounds.
Police have given no indication that the suspect was affiliated with any other group, and said the suspect had no criminal record. Mark Hughes was misidentified by the Dallas Police Department when he said he was only a participant in the protest.
But, he said he and his officers believe "we have a better relationship and partnership with the community, than in other parts of the country". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a "hundred or so" protesters marched in the city's downtown Thursday night, some chanting "no justice, no peace; no racist police" in the wake of the videotaped killings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile near Minneapolis - both at the hands of police officers .