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Noor trial: A dramatic week in the courtroom

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Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor (center)
Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor (center) during his trial on April 10, 2019.
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It was an important week in the trial of Mohamed Noor, the former Minneapolis police officer who faces murder and manslaughter charges in the shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk. 

On Thursday, Noor's partner took the stand. Matthew Harrity was driving the squad car when Noor, who was sitting in the passenger seat, shot across him and hit Ruszczyk in the abdomen.

Earlier in the week, jurors heard testimony from Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo and Minneapolis police Sgt. Shannon Barnette, the supervisor who was on the scene after Ruszczyk was shot. 

MPR reporters Jon Collins and Riham Feshir are covering the trial. They joined Angela Davis for a look at what we learned in court this week — and what's next.