Somali police officer in Minneapolis shot dead 40-year-old Australian Justine Damond in what appears to be a senseless murder, the Washington Post’s primary concern was to fret about “Islamophobia” and a “backlash” against the Somali community.
Yoga teacher Damond was gunned down by Somali-American police officer Mohamed Noor after she called the police to report a crime on Saturday night near her upscale Minneapolis home.
Details about the shooting are scarce because both officers involved in the incident claim they did not have their body cameras recording at the time.
Damond, who was set to marry her American fiance Don Damond next month, was in her pajamas talking to Noor’s colleague on the driver side of the police vehicle before Noor leaned over from the passenger side and shot Damond multiple times.
Noor was already under investigation for ‘violently’ forcing a woman to hospital and two other complaints had been made about him. He was previously celebrated as a poster child of multiculturalism after becoming the first Somali to join the Minnesota police force…
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