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"A 40-year-old woman who family members said called 911 to report a possible assault in the alley behind her home Saturday night was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer."

http://www.startribune.com/woman-killed-in-officer-involved-shooting-in-south-minneapolis/434782213/#1

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Need a lot more information, but we may only hear one side of the story.

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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2017, 08:34:38 AM »
Something there just doesn't make any sense, at least in that article. Why would the officer on the passenger side shoot her through the driver's door while she was supposedly talking with the officer at the wheel? The rest of that seems to be obit aimed at getting people riled or memorializing her, with one dig at gun ownership, but the article is short on facts.
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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2017, 09:57:05 AM »
I think it is safe to say the officer showed very poor trigger discipline.

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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2017, 10:25:09 AM »
I'm disturbed that some fringe group is at least peripherally involved.   What the H is Women's March Minnesota?  Another Soros anarchy group? 

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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2017, 10:28:03 AM »
I'm disturbed that some fringe group is at least peripherally involved.   What the H is Women's March Minnesota?  Another Soros anarchy group?

MLPS is a hotbed for the Pu$$y hat marchers and such.   

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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2017, 10:59:52 AM »
If there's one thing I've learned about these incidences as reported in the media is to wait for more info....a lot more info. It might turn out to be a trigger-happy cop and a terrible shooting. 
But it might turn out to be something else.
Certainly, the idiot Dem gov. of Minnesota, Mark Dayton, couldn't wait to put in his usually stupid comments.
Let's wait for more info before we make judgements.

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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2017, 11:20:13 AM »
Apparently she was shot thru the door of the police car while talking to them. Not much more info than that.
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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #8 on: July 17, 2017, 01:16:05 PM »
Supposedly , Mohammed Noor is the officer. Looks Somali to me.

http://kstp.com/news/mohamed-noor-officer-involved-shooting-justine-diamond-fatal-minneapolis-shooting/4544324/

"Sources say", so maybe someone in the police department or elsewhere, did not like how this story is going down. Picture at link.

Despicable story, we don't know all of the facts, but it sure looks like there was no reason to shoot that woman.
« Last Edit: July 17, 2017, 01:17:15 PM by TomSea »

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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #9 on: July 17, 2017, 01:19:18 PM »
If there's one thing I've learned about these incidences as reported in the media is to wait for more info....a lot more info. It might turn out to be a trigger-happy cop and a terrible shooting. 
But it might turn out to be something else.
Certainly, the idiot Dem gov. of Minnesota, Mark Dayton, couldn't wait to put in his usually stupid comments.
Let's wait for more info before we make judgements.


Remind you of a certain former president?  The cops acted stupidly.

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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #10 on: July 17, 2017, 01:23:40 PM »
If there's one thing I've learned about these incidences as reported in the media is to wait for more info....a lot more info. It might turn out to be a trigger-happy cop and a terrible shooting. 
But it might turn out to be something else.
Certainly, the idiot Dem gov. of Minnesota, Mark Dayton, couldn't wait to put in his usually stupid comments.
Let's wait for more info before we make judgements.

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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #11 on: July 17, 2017, 02:06:41 PM »

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A source with direct knowledge of the shooting said Monday that the woman was shot multiple times. The source said that Noor was sitting in the passenger seat at the time of the shooting.

I'm not saying it looks bad for that cop.  But it looks bad for that cop.

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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #12 on: July 17, 2017, 07:29:53 PM »
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Mohamed Noor: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Heavy, July 17, 2017 (thanks to Richard):
Mohamed Noor, the Minneapolis police officer who is accused of shooting and killing Justine Damond, an Australian yoga teacher and spiritual healer, was the first Somali-American officer in his precinct.

A year ago, the arrival of Noor on the Minnesota police force was celebrated by the mayor and Somali community he hails from. There is a pending federal complaint against him, though, by a former social worker from Minneapolis who says Noor and other officers violated her constitutional rights in March by ordering her detention at a hospital after she called 911 to report a drug crime and other issues. You can read that complaint below.

Damond was shot and killed while wearing her pajamas and speaking to another police officer after calling 911 to report a possible assault in an alley behind her home on July 15, reports The Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

The shooting death has caused outrage in both Australia and Minnesota, where Damond, who also went by the name Justine Ruszczyk, was a beloved teacher of meditation who held betterment workshops and was supposed to be married in August.  ...
More at Pamela Geller. It would appear that this guy was the affirmative action Muslim hire.
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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #13 on: July 17, 2017, 07:34:50 PM »
I'm not saying it looks bad for that cop.  But it looks bad for that cop.

Apparently he shot out the drivers side window from the passenger seat with the gun right in front of his partner's face. Happened so fast the partner couldn't even react and was left completely stunned and never even made a move. The only thing she puportedly had in her hand was a cell phone.
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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #14 on: July 17, 2017, 07:50:37 PM »
Never give a Somali a gun. 

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« Reply #15 on: July 18, 2017, 08:35:47 AM »
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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #16 on: July 18, 2017, 08:56:17 AM »
Threads merged.

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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #17 on: July 18, 2017, 09:10:16 AM »
Just what we need -- supposed news stories from World Nut Daily and other cranks. 

Right now, we don't know what happened and neither do the nutcase websites.  How about we all wait for facts?

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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #18 on: July 18, 2017, 09:26:06 AM »
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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #19 on: July 18, 2017, 09:46:29 AM »
@mountaineer

Thanks. I wasn't clear.  Yes, I knew the story was reported by legitimate news sources.  i just get annoyed at the cranks who interject conspiracy theories and project their bigotry into their "reports" and call them news.  Bad enough legitimate news sites don't give us the facts.

I admit that there is a lot that is suspicious about this story on its face.  But I'd rather wait for the authorities to determine if there is any wrongdoing.

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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #20 on: July 18, 2017, 10:44:42 AM »
@mountaineer

Thanks. I wasn't clear.  Yes, I knew the story was reported by legitimate news sources.  i just get annoyed at the cranks who interject conspiracy theories and project their bigotry into their "reports" and call them news.  Bad enough legitimate news sites don't give us the facts.

I admit that there is a lot that is suspicious about this story on its face.  But I'd rather wait for the authorities to determine if there is any wrongdoing.
There is no problem with wanting to be sure of facts and avoid jumping to conclusions.

Unusual in this instance is that in an upscale middle class neighborhood the person talking with the driver of the police car is shot by the policeman riding shotgun. The bullet had to pass in front of the officer at the wheel in order to get from the officer who fired his weapon to the victim, who, in this case, was the one who called police.
This would be unusual firearm handling, even in the most dire circumstances, because of the risk of injury to the officer behind the wheel from muzzle flash if not the bullet itself, and would be something I would expect to be done only in the most dire circumstance to stop a perp from shooting the other officer at very close range, because the risk of the officer being shot by his partner.
Without vehicle/bodycam camera footage, that motive is not evident, and without a weapon in her hands, questionable. I will wait for the results of the investigation, but can see where there might be motive to whitewash incompetence or malice for reasons yet unknown.
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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #21 on: July 18, 2017, 10:54:20 AM »
@mountaineer

Thanks. I wasn't clear.  Yes, I knew the story was reported by legitimate news sources.  i just get annoyed at the cranks who interject conspiracy theories and project their bigotry into their "reports" and call them news.  Bad enough legitimate news sites don't give us the facts.

I admit that there is a lot that is suspicious about this story on its face.  But I'd rather wait for the authorities to determine if there is any wrongdoing.

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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #22 on: July 18, 2017, 12:48:15 PM »
I have no problem offering a theory about what is going on.
1. it was a bad shooting. 
B. They are trying to find a way to cover up or hide or lessen the fact the moslum affirmative action hire received poor training and that the mayors office and city council fast tracked an obvious unqualified candidate to patrol officer when he should have been a meter maid at most.

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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #23 on: July 18, 2017, 02:36:42 PM »
I have no problem offering a theory about what is going on.
1. it was a bad shooting. 
B. They are trying to find a way to cover up or hide or lessen the fact the moslum affirmative action hire received poor training and that the mayors office and city council fast tracked an obvious unqualified candidate to patrol officer when he should have been a meter maid at most.
This is why AA or (Affirmative Discrimination as I call it) should be abolished.  AA gets people killed by incompetents whether it's a policeman who guns down a woman trying to talk to another policeman or some fireman who can't handle or understand the equipment he's been given.  Anybody want an AA heart surgeon operating on them?
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Re: Neighbors mourn woman fatally shot by police officer in Minneapolis
« Reply #24 on: July 18, 2017, 03:19:18 PM »
This is why AA or (Affirmative Discrimination as I call it) should be abolished.  AA gets people killed by incompetents whether it's a policeman who guns down a woman trying to talk to another policeman or some fireman who can't handle or understand the equipment he's been given.  Anybody want an AA heart surgeon operating on them?
If Trump would speak out about this, I'd have a lot more respect for him.

I tried to become a police officer twice after the navy.  For 4 openings each time The written test was given to about 300 applicants at the same time. Out of that they only took the top 5 percent in test scores followed by a battery of other test and interviews tell they had the final 4.

Needless to say it was not the path meant for me.

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