Minneapolis police began wearing body cameras exactly a year ago, and department policy says they are supposed to have them turned on whenever they "reasonably anticipate that they may become involved in a situation for which activation is appropriate in accordance with this policy".
"Tonight, I'm sad, and disturbed". "This is a tragedy - for the family, for a neighborhood I know well, and for our whole city".
Questions outnumber answers in Minneapolis Sunday night. We will not make any further comment or statement and ask that you respect our privacy.
According to the BCA, two Minneapolis police officers were responding to an assault report at the time. "I hope people don't demonize all police officers ... but it's shoot to kill, not shoot to disarm". While she talking to one on the driver's side of the vehicle, the officer in the passenger seat shot her, sources told The Star-Tribune. However, sources told Star Tribune that Damond had met the officers outside of her home and was speaking with the officer in the driver's seat when an officer sitting in the passenger seat shot her through the door.
"We will provide details as the investigation continues". They noted that an investigation has been launched into the incident, which is now "in its early stages".
"I demand answers. I'm so done with all this violence. I need to move out of here".
His father had been on a business trip out of town, and only returned on Sunday afternoon.
Assistant Minneapolis police chief Medaria Arradondo confirmed that the body camera program is fully implemented in Minneapolis but Arradondo wouldn't say why the cameras didn't work.
The Sydney woman had been living with her fiance and son in Minneapolis. She represented the area when she served on the city council.
The deceased was identified as Justine Damond.
At this stage it appears that not only was the female who was shot unarmed she was the only person in the laneway at the time.
Friends told the Star Tribune Ms Damond, a veterinarian and meditation teacher, was planning to marry her fiancé in August.
"This is a very hard time for our family", the statement read.
"Thank you my love".
Eduardo Drake is also part of the Lake Harriet Spiritual Community Center.
Ms Damond went to Manly High School and graduated from the University of Sydney. "I have questions about why the bodycams weren't on", she said in a press conference Sunday. "And she lost her life being a good neighbor".
The shooting occurred on the 5100 block of Washburn Avenue South in Minneapolis's Fulton neighbourhood. More as we get it.
The Women's March of Minnesota and the NAACP organized a vigil. She had trained as a veterinary surgeon, according to her website, however, she had been working as a motivational healer. She was loved. And she should be alive.
Justine is believed to have lived in America for the past three years.
Her name, and the names of others shot by police, including Jamar Clark and Philando Castile, can be seen.
Following the shooting, hearts and messages have been drawn in colourful chalk on the driveway of near where the woman was shot.
The shooting of Damond was the second consecutive Saturday that the MPD's use of force raised serious concerns. At some point, a weapon was sacked and a woman fatally shot.