Civil Unrest, Crime, Police

Black Privilege? Somali Cop Killed 911 Caller; Sentence Reduced

Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, who was serving a 12-year sentence for the 2017 killing of 911 caller Justine Ruszczyk Damond, had his sentence drastically reduced Thursday after his murder conviction was thrown out.

Noor, who had been in prison since 2019, was sentenced to a 57 months for the charge of second-degree manslaughter, with credit given for the time he’s already spent behind bars. That means he could be eligible for early release within months.

The ex-cop fatally shot Damond on July 15, 2017 after the 40-year-old Australian American called police to report a possible sexual assault behind her apartment building. Read more…

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