December 21, 2017 02:10 PM
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, which is investigating the death of an Australian woman who was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer, said it's committed to conducting a fair, impartial and thorough investigation as it gathers facts and evidence in the case.
The BCA issued a statement after the family of Justine Ruszczyk Damond held a news conference in Sydney to demand a more rigorous probe.
The family spoke out after Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said last week that he didn't have enough evidence yet to charge Officer Mohamed Noor. He said investigators "haven't done their jobs."
The BCA says it turned the case over to Freeman's office on Sept. 12 and will continue to work with prosecutors as they review the case.
Freeman's office declined to comment Thursday on the family's statement.
The Associated Press
Updated: December 21, 2017 02:10 PM
Created: December 21, 2017 10:11 AM
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