Philando Castile's girlfriend Diamond Reynolds says Castile was armed and told the officer that he had a permit to carry.
Minnesota's gun carry permit records are not public, so MPR is not able to confirm whether Castile did have a permit or not.
But to get or renew a permit in the state, you have to go through training.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Lucky Rosenbloom, a certified Firearms Instructor based in St. Paul, about where the law stands on disclosing weapons to the police, and how race plays into that equation.
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