In the case of the Minnesota-Somali cop who inexplicably shot a white woman reporting a crime, no charges have been filed and the country attorney is blaming investigators. He said he wants “proof beyond a reasonable doubt” before he charges the officer and the officer won’t talk.
Prosecutors don’t need “proof beyond a reasonable doubt” and officers can’t avoid charges by not talking which makes the attorney’s comments confusing.
Mike Freeman, who is up for re-election in 2018, is the Minnesota country attorney who has been holding on to the case of the Somali officer in a community with a large population of Somalis.
Mohamed Noor is the police officer who, without explanation, killed Australian Justine Ruszczyk Damond as she was reporting a crime. Noor won’t submit to questioning in the case.
Freeman said he doesn’t have the evidence and claims investigators “haven’t done their job” in the police shooting.
Are we to assume that all you have to do is say nothing and you’re home free? Bring it to trial and he will have to talk[…]
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