MINNEAPOLIS – Closing arguments are anticipated Monday within the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed lady in July 2017.
Mohamed Noor is on trial for homicide and manslaughter within the loss of life of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a twin citizen of the U.S. and Australia who known as 911 to report a doable rape behind her house.
Noor testified he was in a squad automobile’s passenger seat when he heard a bang on the driving force’s facet, then his associate, Officer Matthew Harrity, yelled and tried to drag his gun. Noor mentioned he then noticed a girl elevate her arm exterior Harrity’s window and he fired to save lots of Harrity’s life.
Noor’s attorneys have argued he was justified in utilizing lethal drive. Prosecutors say he acted unreasonably.
Prosecutors are anticipated to name not less than one rebuttal witness Monday earlier than closing arguments. Jurors will possible begin deliberating Monday and can be sequestered.
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