Grand Jury to Convene in Case of Fatal Shooting of Justine Damond

February 06, 2018 01:37 PM

A grand jury will convene this week regarding the case of the July 2017 officer-involved shooting death of Justine Damond.

Damond, 40, was shot and killed in the alley behind the South Minneapolis home she shared with her fiance by Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor.

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Noor has not spoken publicly about the case and has declined to speak with state investigators.

Timeline of Fatal SW Minneapolis Shooting

The grand jury is set to meet as prosecutors decide whether to charge Noor in Damond's death.

Minneapolis' police union president Bob Kroll said at least 30 police officers have been subpoenaed as part of the grand jury investigation. Kroll said those individuals are primarily Noor's trainers and academy teachers. He reiterated that a bulk of the subpoenas were "far-reaching."

Kroll said the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension did a thorough investigation and said officers at the scene and associated with Noor have already cooperated and given interviews.

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman has said he will still make the final decision on whether to file charges in the case.

RELATED: County Attorney: No Charging Decision, Damond Investigation Continues into 2018

Freeman had previously brought a grand jury together in January to go over testimony and evidence gathered.

RELATED: Grand Jury Convened in Police Killing of Justine Damond


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