Diamond "Lavish" Reynolds, the girlfriend of Philando Castile, spoke at a protest outside the Minnesota governor's mansion on Thursday afternoon. Reynolds recorded the events after Castile was shot by police on Facebook Live, and the video spread like wildfire on social media. She says that she and her 4-year-old daughter were riding with Castile when he was pulled over by police for a broken tail light

According to her account of the events, the officer asked Castile for his ID, and once he reached for it, he told the officer he had a gun on him with a conceal-and-carry permit. After this, she said the officer shot him four or five times. Later, he was pronounced dead at the hospital. Reynolds was taken into custody and not released until 5 a.m

“We don’t have to go through this. The police did this to us. He was showing his identification, he was licensed to carry and he was reaching for his ID in his back pocket. He told the officer as he was reaching for his license that he was licensed to carry," Reynolds reiterated that her boyfriend's life was taken for no reason, and that she wants justice. "Police took four or five shots for no reason. They took his life for no reason. They did this to my daughter and they did it to me, and I want justice and I want peace. They took an innocent man away from us," she said

Watch footage of Diamond speaking at the rally below:

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