Police Shooting

(David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
April 19, 2019 - 4:22 pm
By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When a Minneapolis police officer shot and killed an unarmed woman who approached his squad car after calling 911, it was catastrophic. But was it murder? Prosecutors have given jurors hearing the case against Mohamed Noor multiple options:...
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(Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP, File)
April 13, 2019 - 1:55 pm
By AMY FORLITI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When an unarmed white woman who called 911 to report a crime was fatally shot by a black, Somali American police officer in Minneapolis, the racial dynamic seen in many police shooting cases in the U.S. was flipped on its head, and a different...
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Cedric Hohnstadt via AP
April 11, 2019 - 5:41 am
By AMY FORLITI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman who was shot by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call about a possible sexual assault near her home lost so much blood from her single wound that she might not have been saved even if she had gotten quicker medical help, a...
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April 11, 2019 - 5:36 am
By JEFF BAENEN Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Justine Ruszczyk Damond heard someone cry out in the alley behind her home in July 2017, she did what she had spent a lifetime doing: She immediately tried to help. Damond called 911 not once but twice to report what she thought was a sexual...
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April 03, 2019 - 6:09 am
Jury selection continues in the Mohamed Noor murder trial with direct questioning Wednesday. Six people have been dismissed out of the original pool of 75 potential jurors. That group was made up of 50 men and 25 women including 15 people of color. The defense and prosecutors have been looking over...
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Police Sirens
Sloane Martin
November 21, 2018 - 5:09 am
Police shot and killed a man in the east metro overnight. According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, officers from the Stillwater, Bayport and Oak Park Heights police departments responded to a suicidal man in the 1200 block of 4th Street South at about 1 a.m. "Officers made contact with...
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Courtesy Carver County Attorney's Office
Edgar Linares
October 11, 2018 - 7:21 pm
Carver County Sheriff’s Corporal Jake Hodge and Deputy Travis Larson will not face charges for the July 13th killing of Archer Amorosi, 16, in Chanhassen. “It’s a horribly tragic situation. It's heartbreaking no matter how you look at this,” said Mark Metz, Carver County Attorney. On Thursday, Metz...
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