In July 2016, police officer Jeronimo Yanez shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop. Yanez has been charged with manslaughter. Reporters from MPR News will follow the case, beginning with the traffic stop, in a new podcast called "74 Seconds."
Seventy-four seconds is the amount of time that elapsed between the moment Yanez turned on his squad car lights to the moment he fired the seventh and final shot into Castile's car.
Trial, Day 1: Jury selection begins
In the first of our trial updates, 50 potential jurors are sworn in and instructed in the basics of the case against Yanez.
Fifty possible jurors were given a questionnaire to fill out asking 60 questions ranging from basic demographics to the potential juror's experience with law enforcement, crime or any of the main parties involved in the case.
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