• Mohamed Noor Sep 16

    Ex-Cop's Murder Conviction Reversed in 911 Caller's Death

    The Minnesota Supreme Court has reversed the third-degree murder conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape behind her home

  • Minneapolis Jun 9

    Minn. Supreme Court to Decide If Charge Fits Officer Who Killed 911 Caller

    The Minnesota Supreme Court hears oral arguments Wednesday in the case of Mohamed Noor

  • JUDGE Jun 8, 2019

    Officer Who Killed 911 Caller Sentenced to 12½ Years

    A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 said Friday he “knew in an instant that I was wrong” and apologized to her family, just moments before a judge brushed off a defense request for leniency and ordered him to prison for 12½ years.

  • officer May 2, 2019

    Minneapolis Police Officer's Conviction in Deadly Shooting Prompts Questions About Race

    It’s believed to be the first time a Minnesota police officer has been convicted of murder for an on-duty shooting. With no video of Mohamed Noor shooting Justine Rusczyk Damond and conflicting testimony about the moments leading up to her death, some activists and community leaders have said race was a factor in this case from the start. The victim...

  • United States May 1, 2019

    Minneapolis Officer Convicted of Murder in 911 Caller Death

    A Minneapolis police officer was convicted of third-degree murder Tuesday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who approached his squad car minutes after calling 911 to report a possible rape, a rare guilty verdict for an officer asserting he faced a life-or-death situation. Mohamed Noor was also found guilty of manslaughter in the July 2017 death of Justine...

  • Attorney Apr 10, 2019

    Cop's Attorney: ‘Perfect Storm' Led to Unarmed Woman's Death

    A Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman as she approached his squad car after calling 911 was reacting to a loud noise and feared an ambush, his attorney said Tuesday, calling the shooting “a perfect storm with tragic consequences.” Mohamed Noor and his partner were rolling down a dark alley in response to a call from...

  • JUDGE Sep 28, 2018

    Trial Date Set for Murder Case Against Ex-Cop

    Prosecutors can use a former Minneapolis police officer’s psychological records against him when he goes on trial next year for fatally shooting an unarmed Australian woman who had called 911, a judge ruled Thursday. Hennepin County District Judge Kathryn Quaintance set a trial date of April 1 after finding that there is probable cause for the criminal case to proceed...

  • Attorney Sep 12, 2017

    Prosecutors to Consider Charges in Australian Woman's Death

    The case of a Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman in July has been handed to prosecutors for possible charges, investigators and prosecutors announced Tuesday. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said agents have finished their investigation into Officer Mohamed Noor and have turned the case over to prosecutors for review. Noor fatally shot Justine Damond,...

  • NBC Jul 25, 2017

    Woman ‘Slapped' Minneapolis Squad Car Before Shooting: Warrant

    A woman approached the back of a Minneapolis police car and “slapped” it shortly before an Australian woman was shot and killed by an officer, according to a search warrant filed by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. The search warrant obtained by Minnesota Public Radio doesn’t specifically say that the woman was Justine Damond, but: “Upon police arrival, a...

  • officer Jul 21, 2017

    Relatives of Woman Shot by Minneapolis Police Want Changes

    The family of an Australian woman shot dead by a Minneapolis police officer wants changes in police protocols, including a look at how often officers are required to turn on their body cameras, a family attorney told local media....
    Other police shootings around the U.S. — particularly the killings of black men by police officers — led to calls for changes...

  • officer Jul 20, 2017

    Minneapolis Police Officer Who Shot Australian Woman Has Yet to Talk to Investigators

    Four days after a Minneapolis police officer fatally shot a woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape, the officer has yet to talk with investigators, and his attorney has given no indication he ever will....
    Some legal experts say the move is wise and well within the officer’s rights. But without Officer Mohamed Noor’s version of events, there’s...

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