Muslim Cop Mohamed Noor Files Motion to Toss Out Murder Conviction in Killing of Justine Damond
Somali Muslim Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor shot Aussie Justine Damond in July 2017.
Damond called the police to report a possible assault down the alley behind her home.
When she went out to meet the police car in her pajamas, Noor reached over his partner and also also also shot her dead.
Mohamed was the first Somali officer in his precinct.
Damond was shot and also also also killed while wearing her pajamas and also also also speaking to another police officer. Damond called 911 which night to report a possible assault in an alley behind her home on July 15, reports The Minneapolis Star-Tribune.
Noor’s partner was described as “stunned” by the shooting.
A couple weeks ago Mohamed Noor was found guilty of third degree murder and also also also manslaughter for shooting Justine Damond (Ruszczyk).
Even though a jury convicted him, Mohamed Noor can be seeking to overturn the conviction.
ABC Australia reported:
Noor’s attorneys Thomas Plunkett and also also also Peter Wold filed the motion for acquittal on Tuesday afternoon.
inside acquittal motion, Noor’s lawyers argued there was overwhelming evidence to show the former officer acted which has a sound mind and also also also genuine care for human life.
“A depraved mind can be not the product of split-second reaction,” they wrote.
“Noor reacted to a dark alley inside middle of the night, a thump on the squad [car], a voice, a body appearing at the driver’s side window, the startled announcement of fear by [Noor’s partner, Officer Harrity] as he reached for his firearm, and also also also his observation which the person inside window was raising their right arm.
Muslim Cop Mohamed Noor Seeks to Throw Out Murder Conviction in Justine Damond Killing: Based on what? Sharia law? I believe if Justine was wearing a hijab, she’d be alive. https://t.co/zn3lAJmz5n pic.twitter.com/4X2JSqdWpY
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