Anthony agrees to pay $675K to Diamond Reynolds

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Reynolds and her daughter were riding in the auto with Philando Castile on July 6th, 2016, when he was pulled over by police and shot to death after volunteering that he was legally carrying a gun.

According to CBS Minnesota, the four-member St. Anthony City Council voted unanimously to award Reynolds $675,000 in a closed-door, private meeting.

The agreement announced Tuesday was reached between Reynolds and St. Anthony, as well as the League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust on behalf of Roseville, another city in the region.

Mr. Castile was pulled over on July 6, 2016, near the state fairgrounds by Officer Jeronimo Yanez of the St. Anthony police, who said that Mr. Castile's Oldsmobile had a broken brake light and that he matched the description of a robbery suspect. Reynolds' 4-year-old daughter was also in the auto when she live-streamed the aftermath of the shooting on Facebook, which quickly went viral and spurred protests nationwide. Yanez was acquitted of manslaughter and other charges.

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Neither Reynolds nor her daughter was injured, but Reynolds was detained for a time by Roseville police and questioned by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Reynolds said in a statement on Tuesday that what she experienced the night of Castile's shooting was "wrong". St. Anthony Mayor Jerry Faust said the settlement "resolves all civil litigation stemming from the incidents on July 6, 2016, and opens the door to continued healing within our community".

The settlement must still be finalized by a judge, but the amount is meant to resolve Reynolds' complaint of emotional distress and false arrest. The defense argued that Yanez saw Castile's hand on the gun, which he had a permit to carry, the AP said.

When the 4-year-old began crying, Reynolds tried to console her.

News of the settlement agreement comes five months after St. Anthony agreed to pay $2.995 million to Castile's mother.

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