The fatal shooting of Justine Damond by Mohamed Noor

Justine Ruszczyk Damond, who called Minneapolis police on July 15, 2017, to report a possible assault in the alley behind her south Minneapolis home, was fatally shot by officer Mohamed Noor.

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Minneapolis
July 22, 2017
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges struggles to explain her decision at a City Hall news conference disrupted by protesters on Friday.

Minneapolis police chief resigns; protesters shout down mayor

Protesters interrupted Mayor Betsy Hodges' news conference at City Hall. Earlier, Hodges said she would name Assistant Chief Medaria Arradondo to replace Janeé Harteau, who resigned.
Minneapolis
July 21, 2017
Protesters blocked traffic in downtown Minneapolis as they marched from Loring Park to City Hall on Friday night.

Marchers cheer news of Harteau's departure, interrupt mayor

After a rally at Loring Park, protesters headed downtown to City Hall, where they delayed the mayor's news conference on the police chief's resignation.
July 21, 2017
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Livestream: Live update from Mpls City Hall

Livestream: Live update from Mpls City Hall
Minneapolis
July 21, 2017
Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau made her first remarks Thursday since the high-profile shooting death of Justine Damond. Behind Harteau was Ass

Justine Damond 'didn't have to die,' says Minneapolis police chief

In her first remarks since the high-profile shooting and her return to town, Harteau said the department will take a close look at its body camera policies and acknowledged the officers' cameras should have been on.
Minneapolis
July 20, 2017
Mayor Betsy Hodges and Assistant Police Chief Medaria Arradondo addressed the latest developments in the death of Justine Damond, Tuesday, July 18, 20

Mayor Hodges: Minneapolis police body camera policy must change

In an interview, the mayor said the fatal shooting of Justine Damond should not have happened — and that the lack of body camera footage is unacceptable.
Minneapolis
July 20, 2017
A woman viewed the memorial to Justine Damond on the steps of the Lake Harriet Spiritual Community building in south Minneapolis on Wednesday.

911 calls provide a glimpse into Justine Damond's final moments

Justine Damond spent her last moments trying to help a stranger, according to a 911 transcript. Soon afterward, a responding Minneapolis officer, Mohamed Noor, fired his gun from inside a patrol vehicle and killed her.
Local
July 20, 2017
Governor Mark Dayton spoke about latest developments in the Justine Damond shooting at the capitol Wednesday July 19, 2017 in St. Paul, MN.

Dayton notes 'paucity of information' in Damond shooting

In his first public comments since the shooting of Justine Damond, Gov. Mark Dayton called the death a "horrible" tragedy but said he had no additional information to draw conclusions about what happened.
Minneapolis
July 19, 2017
Minneapolis
July 19, 2017
Don and Justine Damond

911 call transcript: Before being shot by officer, Justine Damond called in possible rape

Justine Damond spent her last moments trying to help a stranger. At 11:27 on Saturday night, Damond called police to report a possible sexual assault, according to a 911 transcript obtained by the Star Tribune Wednesday.
Minneapolis
July 19, 2017
Governor Mark Dayton spoke about latest developments in the Justine Damond shooting at the capitol Wednesday July 19, 2017 in St. Paul, MN.

Gov. Dayton: Justine Damond shooting a tragedy, more information needed

He declined to draw parallels between it and other police shootings.
Minneapolis
July 19, 2017
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and Assistant Police Chief Medaria Arradondo address developments in the shooting death of Justine Damond at City Hall

BCA: Officer heard loud noise before Justine Damond shot

The agency released the first account of what happened that night based on a Tuesday interview with officer Matthew Harrity, 25, who was driving. Officer Mohamed Noor, who fired, has not talked with investigators.
Local
July 19, 2017

Read the BCA's investigation update in the fatal shooting of Justine Damond

The statement was the first communication and confirmation of details in the incident.
Minneapolis
July 19, 2017
Justine Damond, of Sydney, Australia, was fatally shot by police in Minneapolis on Saturday, July 15, 2017.

BCA answers questions about the Justine Damond investigation

The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Tuesday offered brief answers to a list of questions related to its investigation into the fatal shooting by…
Minneapolis
July 19, 2017
A memorial to Justine Damond is growing on the sidewalk on W. 51st Street in Minneapolis’ Fulton neighborhood.

Tevlin: Where Justine Damond died, cameras roll too late

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Photography
July 19, 2017

Mayor Hodges addresses Justine Damond shooting

The Minnesota BCA released the first account of what happened the night Justine Damond was shot based on a Tuesday interview with officer Matthew Harrity, 25, who was driving. Officer Mohamed Noor, who fired, has not talked with investigators.
Local
July 18, 2017
Mayor Betsy Hodges and assistant police chief Medaria Arradondo addressed the latest developments in the death of Justine Damond.

Mayor Hodges on Justine Damond killing: 'Needless … tragic'

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, Minneapolis Police Asst. Chief Medaria Arradondo and City Council Member Linea Palmisano spoke on the investigation now under the control of the BCA.
Minneapolis
July 18, 2017
Rep. Ilhan Omar released a statement on the fatal shooting of Justine Damond by a Minneapolis police officer.

Statement from state Rep. Ilhan Omar on Justine Damond shooting

State Rep. Ilhan Omar, DFL-Minneapolis, the first Somali-American legislator in the nation, released a statement Tuesday about the police shooting of Justine Damond in Minneapolis…
Local
July 18, 2017
Justine Damond, of Sydney, Australia, was fatally shot by police in Minneapolis on Saturday, July 15, 2017.

Livestream replay: Minneapolis mayor, police discuss Justine Damond shooting

Mayor Betsy Hodges, MPD Assistant Chief Medaria Arradondo and Minneapolis Council Member Linea Palmisano held a briefing to provide an update regarding the officer involved shooting which occurred on July 15.
Minneapolis
July 18, 2017
Justine Damond, of Sydney, Australia, was fatally shot by police in Minneapolis on Saturday, July 15, 2017.

Medical examiner: Justine Damond died from gunshot wound to abdomen

Justine Damond, 40, who called 911 to report a possible assault behind her south Minneapolis home Saturday night, was fatally shot by a police officer. No body cams were running at the time.
Local
July 18, 2017
Don Damond is comforted by his son Zach Damond before he made a statement to the press near his home after Minneapolis police officer shot and killed

Justine Damond's fiance says their 'hearts are broken'

Justine Damond's fiancé: "Our hearts are broken... she touched so many people with her loving, generous heart."
Minneapolis
July 18, 2017
Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor

What we know about Mohamed Noor

After changing careers to join the Minneapolis Police Department in 2015, Mohamed Noor was lauded by the mayor and his fellow Somalis as a welcome…
Minneapolis
July 18, 2017
Minneapolis Police Lt. Greg Reinhardt displayed two of the body cameras that will be tested by the department.

Failure to turn on body cameras flouted policy

The officer who shot and killed 40-year-old Justine Damond late Saturday apparently violated his department’s rules on the use of body cameras when he…
Minneapolis
July 18, 2017
A photo of Justine Damond from her web site. The Sydney, Australia, native lived with her fiance in the Fulton neighborhood of Minneapolis.

What we know about Justine Damond

Justine Damond was fatally shot by Minneapolis police responding to a 911 call about a possible assault in the alley near her home Saturday. The…
Minneapolis
July 18, 2017
The sidewalk memorial to Justine Damond on W. 51st. St. in the Fulton neighborhood Monday night.

Southwest Minneapolis residents shocked by fatal police shooting

This is a place where neighbors help each other find lost pets. It’s where tidy yards are filled with flower beds and children pedal their…
Local
July 18, 2017
Slain Minneapolis woman's father demands justice

Slain Minneapolis woman's father demands justice

Slain Minneapolis woman's father demands justice