One of the two responding officers, Mohamed Noor, fired at her as she approached the squad vehicle he was riding in.
Officer Noor and his partner, Matthew Harrity, were responding to her emergency call about a possible sexual assault in the back alley.
The most likely charges may be second-degree manslaughter, which carries a sentence of up to 10 years, Bennett said.
Harrity, who was driving, said Noor then fired his weapon from the passenger seat, hitting Damond.
Damond's fiance, Don Damond, released a short statement saying, "The wait continues for Justine's family and me".
Up to 69 killed in airstrikes on eastern Syria
In a matter of weeks, Russia's military built up the base so it could host dozens of Russian jets. Moscow intervened in Syria in September 2015 in support of its ally President Bashar al-Assad.
Damond, 40, was living in the U.S. and was due to Wednesday her American fiance Don Damond this year.
Minneapolis investigators have handed their preliminary findings into the deadly police shooting of Australian Justine Damond to the local county attorney, who will now decide whether to lay charges.
Freeman, speaking at a forum of neighborhood residents on Sunday, said that the shooting didn't have to happen. "I shouldn't have happened", Freeman told the 50 or so people in attendance.
The shooting sparked outrage in Minnesota and Australia and triggered the resignation of the Minneapolis police chief.
Minnesota Police Department Officer Noor has refused to answer investigators' questions over what happened the night Justine Damond was killed.
'Star Wars IX' to be directed by JJ Abrams
The return of JJ Abrams to the Star Wars universe will not only excite the fans but will make a huge impact for Lucasfilm as well. Abrams has actually made quite the name for himself in recent years for successfully revitalizing exhausted film franchises.
In a separate high-profile shooting, Freeman declined to charge the pair of officers involved in the November 2015 death of Jamar Clark.
"We want to see justice for Justine and hope that the Hennepin County Attorney will act swiftly to review the findings and determine charges", he said.
THE investigation into Justine Damond's killing by Minneapolis cop Mohamed Noor has cleared its first stage.
In that case, the officer was charged with manslaughter and other counts, but was acquitted in a jury trial.
Meanwhile, the investigation will remain open while it's reviewed by the county attorney's office.
Speaking at the pre-launch news conference, Abaca, of Puerto-Rican heritage, said he would be taking "musica Latina" on-board. Tests and opening of the hatches was expected to take about 90 minutes before the capsule can enter the space station.
Second-year linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski should assume Freeman's place alongside Danny Trevathan at inside linebacker. A broken collarbone for Kevin White is leading to a broken record feeling for the Chicago Bears .
Ozil's contract is also up at the end of the year but was said to be happy at Arsenal and there was hope he would sign a new deal. Then they travel to Chelsea on the Sunday. "I was always happy here, people were happy with me and I always happy".
Jose Mourinho has named Ashley Young and Anthony Martial in the Manchester United starting XI ahead of their Champions League meeting with Basel, while Romelu Lukaku makes his group stage debut in the competition.
Area harvested for grain is forecast at 83.5 million acres, unchanged from the August forecast but down 4 percent from 2016. Harvested area was forecast at a record 88.7 million acres, unchanged from August but up 7% from 2016.
It's not that Ms Suu Kyi is organising the killings (she does not control the military), or that they are entirely one-sided. She was a key figure in the 1988 uprisings against the Burma Socialist Programme Party, which had run the country since 1962.
The latest UN Security Council resolution against North Korea lays bare the precise volume of the regime's annual oil imports. It also bans joint ventures with North Korean entities, except for non-profit public utility infrastructure projects.
Security Council unanimously imposes new sanctions on Pyongyang in a watered-down version of initial draft resolution . At least one North Korean diplomat has warned the United States will suffer greatly for supporting sanctions.
This resolution calls on countries to inspect ships if there are reasonable grounds for a search and only with consent. China has held the position that stronger sanctions would not be helpful in halting North Korea's nuclear programme.
Berlin also responded Tuesday, putting on hold all arms exports to Turkey, citing a deterioration in Ankara's human rights record. In addition, Merkel added that Germany would decide on arms sales requests from Turkey on a case-by-case basis.
WhatsApp could soon allow users to recall sent messages
WhatsApp may introduce a new feature that will let you unsend those embarrassing texts you have sent uninterestedly. The deleted message will be updated in the Notification Center saying that the "sender has deleted the message".
WahstApp co-founder Acton leaves Facebook
Acton is one of the key players behind the messaging app's wide and consistent success housing over a Billion users. In a lot of ways, though, this is what WhatsApp had always stood for before Facebook acquired it three years ago.
Five-judge bench to hear Sharif review petitions on Wednesday
However, the 3-2 split decision provided Sharif family a chance to prove their innocence and clear their names from Panama leaks. It may be mentioned here that Nawaz Sharif , his children and son-in-law had filed petitions challenging the verdict.
Western Digital set to buy Toshiba's chip business
The moves come as a team including USA hard disk drive maker Western Digital Corp.is now viewed as leading the bidding race. Toshiba is hoping to quickly sell the chip unit to cover up massive losses stemming from its now-bankrupt USA nuclear unit.