FLASH=> Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor Charged With Murder Of Justine Damond

Somali-American police officer Mohamed Noor shot Aussie Justine Damond dead in July of 2017. 

Mohamed Noor reached over his partner and shot Damond dead while she was speaking to his partner.

Damond called the police to report a possible assault down the alley behind her home.

Mohamed was the first Somali officer in his precinct.

On Tuesday, Noor was charged with murder.

Daily Mail UK reports:

A Minneapolis police officer who shot dead an unarmed Australian yoga teacher in her pyjamas after answering her 911 call has been charged with murder.

Officer Mohamed Noor, 32, turned himself in Tuesday morning and is held on murder and manslaughter charges for gunning down 40-year-old Justine Damond on July 15.

He shot Damond in the stomach when she approached his squad car minutes after she called police to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home.

Charging documents reveal Damond said ‘I’m dead’ or ‘I’m dying’ as she clasped her stomach after being shot. She was given CPR by the officers but died at the scene.

Somali American police officer Mohamed Noor shot Aussie Justine Damond dead in July 2017.

Mohamed Noor reached over his partner and shot Damond dead while she was speaking to his partner.
Damond called the police to report a possible assault down the alley behind her home.
Mohamed was the first Somali officer in his precinct.


Damond was shot and killed while wearing her pajamas and speaking to another police officer. Damond called 911 that night to report a possible assault in an alley behind her home on July 15, reports The Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

Noor’s partner was described as “stunned” by the shooting.

CBS Minneapolis reported that Damond “made the 911 call and was speaking to police officers Saturday night. They were near the alley when the officer in the passenger seat reached across and shot her. A cell phone was found near Damond’s body.”

The Star Tribune reported:

A witness who was nearby when Justine Damond was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer has been located and is cooperating, according to state investigators.

The witness, who was seen bicycling east on W. 51st Street immediately before the shooting and who stopped and watched officers perform CPR “has been cooperative and provided an interview today,” according to a news release from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

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