A Minnesota cop was found guilty Tuesday of fatally shooting Australian bride-to-be Justine Damond after she called 911 to report a possible rape behind her home.
It took a jury five hours on Monday and six on Tuesday to convict Mohamed Noor of third-degree murder and manslaughter in the July 2017 shooting.
The 33-year-old ex-cop and his partner had been responding to Damond’s 911 call and driving down the alley behind her home.
That’s when the unarmed, 40-year-old yoga teacher approached their car in her pink pajamas, and was shot in the stomach.
Noor claimed he fired at the woman because he heard a loud bang on the driver’s door and thought his partner Matthew Harrity’s life was in danger.
Prosecutors questioned whether the noise was real and blasted Noor for shooting without seeing a weapon or Damond’s hands.
Noor could face anywhere from 12 and a half years for the murder charge and four years for the manslaughter charge.
Fitness buff first. Also curate articles along the technology, wellness, and health lines.
Best described as a Fitpreneur.
Latest posts by Daniel Oduma-Jato (see all)
- How different kinds of fiber affect the microbiome - September 22, 2019
- Google researchers have reportedly created a real and extremely powerful quantum computer - September 21, 2019
- Fitbit allegedly exploring a sale with Investment bank Qatalyst partners - September 21, 2019