Family of Justine Damond Says They are Still Waiting for Justice

The investigation into the shooting death of Australian woman Justine Damond has been completed

Justine Damond - who had already been going by her fiancee's last name at the time of the incident - was fatally shot July 15 by police officer Mohamed Noor, who'd been responding to a 911 call placed by the 40-year-old life coach regarding a possible sexual assault behind her home.

A decision is expected by the end of the year.

However, a charge of second-degree manslaughter is more likely, he said.

Damond, 40, was living in the USA and was due to Wednesday her American fiance Don Damond this year.

Her death sparked worldwide outrage and led to the resignation of Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau.

State authorities have completed their investigation into the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk Damond this summer in a Minneapolis alley by a police officer and turned the case over to the Hennepin County attorney's office for consideration of charges.

Officer Noor has refused to answer investigators' questions over what caused him to unleash his firearm.

Mohamed Noor
Damond was shot and killed by officer Mohamed Noor in Minneapolis on July 15

Mr Freeman had previously told News Corp Australia that Noor could face a murder charge.

Damond family attorney Bob Bennett said the family believed the officer should be held accountable.

The handing off of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension's findings was announced Tuesday morning.

"We appreciate the hard work the BCA has put into investigating the July 15 shooting", the Hennepin County Attorney's office said in a statement.

"BCA and may ask for additional investigation during this review".

His partner, Officer Matthew Harrity, has told investigators that he heard a loud bang before Noor fired across him and hit Damond in the abdomen as she approached their police vehicle.



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