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The acquittal of the Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile in a July 2016 traffic stop outside of St. Paul provoked anger and frustration throughout the country. Yanez continues, saying "I don't know where the gun was".

Noah took aim at the National Rifle Association, a community that failed to show outrage over Castile's death, despite the fact that he legally owned the gun he was carrying at the time he was shot. Yanez later said that he thought Castile was reaching for his gun. His girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, the driver in the auto along with her 4-year-old daughter, live-streamed the aftermath to Facebook. It shows Yanez approaching Castile's vehicle and asking for a driver's license and proof of insurance.

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"The City of St. Anthony has concluded that the public will be best served if Officer Yanez is no longer a police officer in our city", the statement said. Joseph Kauser, an officer who arrived to provide backup, stood on the right side of Castile's vehicle with his thumbs hooked in a casual position on the inner armpit area of his bullet resistant vest. Reynolds' then-4-year-old daughter starts to get out of the auto and is grabbed by an officer. Yanez is then off-camera, but can be heard talking through his body microphone.

A couple hundred protesters have targeted the Minnesota city where a police officer worked after a jury acquitted him in the fatal shooting of a black motorist a year ago.

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