The fiance of Justine Damond, the Australian woman who was fatally shot by Minneapolis police on Saturday night, spoke out about the incident on Monday afternoon. She was living in the United States for three years with her fiancé Don Damond, 50, and was preparing to marry him in August.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) said in a statement on Sunday that police officers had responded to an emergency call about a possible assault in an alley behind a home in the Minneapolis suburb of Fulton.
She approached the driver's side of the vehicle and was shot through the door, the newspaper said.
Thomas Plunkett, who represents Noor, said the officer "extends his condolences to the family and anyone else who has been touched by this event".
"I just can't believe she's gone so young, and so tragically", said Sterlace.Читайте также: Delta flight security incident leaves 3 injured
"There are still many questions about what took place, and while the investigation is still in its early stages, I am asking the BCA to release as much information, as quickly as they are able to", she said in a statement Sunday.
The Minneapolis police department confirmed the officers involved in the incident have, per standard procedure, been placed on paid administrative leave.
Officer Noor is then said to have have fired his weapon though the window, killing Ms Damond. Her maiden name was Justine Ruszczyk but she chose to use her American fiancé's last name. "Investigators are attempting to determine whether any video of the incident exists", said the news release.
Damond, a native of Australia, was a meditation teacher and life coach.
They said in a statement on behalf of her family: "This is a very hard time for our family". The source said that Noor was sitting in the passenger seat at the time of the shooting. USA and Australian media gave her age as 40.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.