Mohamed Noor's third degree murder conviction thrown out

The Minnesota Supreme Court Wednesday reversed one of two convictions against a former Minneapolis Police officer who fatally shot Justine Ruzczyk in 2017. Mohamed Noor killed Ruzczyk while responding to her 9-1-1 call. The Supreme Court ruled that the third-degree murder conviction did not meet the standard of depraved indifference, because Noor intended to shoot the person who appeared at the squad’s driver’s side window that July evening. This is the MPR News afternoon update for Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. Hosted by Dan Gunderson. Theme music by Gary Meister.

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