The Traffic Stop

On July 6, 2016, Philando Castile was pulled over by Officer Jeronimo Yanez for a broken brake light. 74 seconds later, Yanez fired seven shots. Winner of the TC/RHDF 2017 Best Documentary: Gold Award.

2017 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition

2017 / Tracy Mumford / Hans Buetow / Riham Feshir / Jon Collins / 74 Seconds, USA

On July 6, 2016, Philando Castile was pulled over by Officer Jeronimo Yanez for a broken brake light. 74 seconds later, Yanez fired seven shots. Winner of the TC/RHDF 2017 Best Documentary: Gold Award.

How did a routine traffic stop turn fatal in less than two minutes? We break down what happened that night, second by second.

The Traffic Stop was produced by Tracy Mumford with Hans Buetow, reported by Jon Collins and Riham Feshir and edited by Meg Martin for 74 Seconds from Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media.

Photo by Tim Nelson


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Hans Buetow

Hans Buetow (@hansbuetow) is a Senior Producer with American Public Media, where he develops and produces podcasts.

Jon Collins

Jon Collins (@Jonscollins) is a reporter for Minnesota Public Radio News and co-host of the 74 Seconds podcast.


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