Every day in the U.S. about 89 people are shot dead in one way or another. At GunMemorial.org we try to post pages for all of these people even though the circumstances of their deaths can be drastically different.

Philando Castile, age 32

Fatally shot on July 6, 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Shot by police during a traffic shot, apparently when he reached for his wallet.

Philando worked in the cafeteria at J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet School.

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    1 phil
    1 Mr.Phill
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  • Comments:
    1 we love you and miss You cousin 🤞🏾
    1 never forgotten

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