Attorneys, judge keep winnowing jury pool for ex-cop’s trial

Published 8:36 am Friday, April 5, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS — A judge and attorneys have excused three more people from the jury pool for the murder trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape near her home.

Mohamed Noor is charged with murder in the July 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. Noor shot the 40-year-old dual Australian-U.S. citizen after she approached his squad car.

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