Cop Who Shot Justine Damond IDed Area’s First MUSLIM Police Officer

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The Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed Justine Damond on the city’s south side over the weekend has been identified as the area’s first practicing muslim, Mohammed Noor.

Noor’s attorney confirmed Monday that Noor fired his service weapon, killing Damond.

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In a statement, the attorney said: “We take this seriously with great compassion for all persons who are being touched by this.”

The fatal shooting happened late Saturday night after Damond called 911 over a possible assault. Damond, dressed in pajamas, was standing while speaking to Noor and another officer who had arrived at the scene in a squad car.

For an yet unknown reason, Noor, who was in the squad’s passenger seat, reached over and shot Damond.

What exactly led to the shooting remains unclear, however, witnesses said Damond was clearly unarmed.

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