Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years in prison for Australian woman’s shooting death

FILE PHOTO: Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor walks out of the courthouse during a recess on the first day of opening arguments of his trial, where he is charged in the 2017 fatal shooting of 40-year-old Australian woman Justine Ruszczyk Damond, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S., April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Adam Bettcher/File Photo

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault. Mohamed Noor, 33, was found guilty on April 30 of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter […]

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