JUSTINE DAMOND

Mohamed Noor found guilty on 3rd-degree murder, 2nd-degree manslaughter

Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor and his legal team exit the Hennepin County Government Center on April 26, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor was found guilty on third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter and not guilty on second-degree murder in the 2017 shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. The trial…

Fate of ex-Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor now in hands of jury

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – The decision of whether or not to convict former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor in the July 2017 shooting death of Australia native Justine Ruszczyk Damond now lies in the hands of the jury. The jury–12 jurors and four alternates–consists of four women and 12 men. The jury includes half-a-dozen minorities, with four born outside the U.S. including two from the Phillipines,…

30 Officers Subpoenaed in Damond Investigation

It's part of a grand jury investigation into the fatal police shooting of an Australian woman in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — More than 30 police officers have been subpoenaed as part of a grand jury investigation into the fatal police shooting of an Australian woman in Minneapolis. The grand jury began its work as prosecutors decide whether to charge Officer Mohamed Noor in the July death of 40-year-old Justine Damond. She was shot in an alley as Noor…

No Charges Yet, Hennepin County Prosecutors Say They Need More Time in Damond Case

Relatives of Justine Damond say they want to make sure prosecutors are doing everything they can to investigate the fatal shooting

  MINNEAPOLIS — The family of the Minneapolis woman who was shot and killed by police say they are supporting the prosecutor who is taking more time to investigate possible charges in the case. Relatives of Justine Damond say they want to make sure prosecutors are doing everything they can to investigate the fatal shooting. Hennepin County prosecutors say they…

Family of Justine Damond Breaks Their Silence Over Shooting Investigation

Justine's father says the family is deeply concerned that the initial investigation was not done properly

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Justine Damond’s family is demanding a more rigorous probe into her shooting. “We implore Mr. Freeman and the prosecutor’s office to continue to pursue a rigorous investigation and examination of evidence in the events leading to Justine’s death,” Justine’s father said. You can read his full remarks below. Damond was fatally shot by Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed…

Hennepin County: No Charges in Officer Involved Shooting Death of Unarmed Woman

In the video, Freeman blames investigators for not doing their jobs

  HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says he doesn’t have enough evidence to charge anyone in the fatal officer-involved shooting of Justine Damond. That’s what he told an activist group on Wednesday night. The group recorded the conversation and posted it on Facebook. In the video, Freeman blames investigators for not doing their jobs. In July,…

Former Minneapolis Police Chief’s Severance Proposal Released

The proposal still requires city council approval

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The severance proposal for the former Minneapolis police chief who resigned under pressure from the city’s mayor has been released. The deal for ex-Chief Janee Harteau includes $183,000 in severance pay and 12 months of health and dental benefits. The proposal still requires city council approval. The deal also states neither Harteau nor the city can…

Arradondo Chosen as Minneapolis Police Chief

He will serve the rest of former chief Janee Harteau's term, which runs through January of 2019

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Minneapolis Police Department has officially hired its new police chief. The city council approved interim police chief, Medaria Arradondo, to take over the role on a permanent basis. He will serve the rest of former chief Janee Harteau’s term, which runs through January of 2019. Arradondo said he is ready to help the city heal…

Castile Family Attorney Now Representing Family of Unarmed Woman Killed by Minneapolis Police

Attorney David Bennett said he is getting involved in the case to "effect real change."

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The attorney who represented Philando Castile’s family after Castile was shot and killed by a St. Anthony Police officer and helped negotiate a $3 million settlement from the city is now representing the family and fiancee of the unarmed woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis Police officer. Attorney David Bennett said he is getting involved…