Mpls. police officer who shot, killed woman identified

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- (KARE 11) The Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed a woman who called 911 has been identified.

According to police sources, the officer has been identified as Mohamed Noor.

Noor joined the Minneapolis Police Department in March of 2015 and was later celebrated as the first Somali officer for the 5th Precinct. He graduated from Augsburg College in 2011 with a degree in business administration.
Noor is currently on paid administrative leave, along with the other officer that was on scene.

According to police sources, Noor shot across his partner and out the window of the squad car, striking Damond. When Noor opened fire, his partner was "stunned," according to the source.