As investigators plan to release evidence today in the police shooting death of Philando Castile — including squad dash-cam video — Governor Mark Dayton says, “My hope is whatever remains to be expressed publicly is done lawfully and peacefully. I think that’s very important. It’s been very important so far. I think Clarence Castile [Philando’s uncle] has been exemplary in calling for peaceful protests or statements.”
Dayton says he’s setting up meetings later this week with principal African-American leaders “not only to begin to heal the deep wounds that exist among people who felt very strongly in disagreement with the decision of the jury, but also really how we can bring people together.” Dayton pledges it will be a top priority in the coming weeks.