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No Charges In Minneapolis Police Shooting

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman made his announcement in a news release after he was shouted down by community members at a news conference.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – A prosecutor says he won’t charge two police officers in the fatal shooting of a black man last month. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says 31-year-old Thurman Blevins fled from officers with a loaded handgun and refused to follow commands to stop and show his hands. Freeman said Blevins turned toward the officers with the gun in…

Minneapolis Officer Charged In Death of Woman Turns Himself In

Damond was shot July 15, minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — A Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman in July has been booked on charges of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Officer Mohamed Noor turned himself in on Tuesday after a warrant was issued for his arrest in the death of Justine Ruszczyk¬†Damond. Damond was shot July 15, minutes after she called 911 to…