>> The family of a Minneapolis woman killed by police, speaking out Monday, demanding answers from a department that so far has been unable to explain why officers shot the woman dead.>> Sadly, her family and I have been provided with almost no additional information from law enforcement, regarding what happened after police arrived.
We've lost the dearest of people, and we are desperate for information. Piecing together Justine's last moments before the homicide would be a small comfort as we grieve this tragedy.>> Police on Saturday night responding after Justine Damon called 911 to report a possible nearby sexual assault The Minneapolis Star Tribune citing three unnamed sources that two officers in one squad car responded to the 911 call.
They encountered Damond in an alley. Damond was wearing pajamas and speaking to the driver when the officer in the passenger seat fired his gun through the driver's side door. Damon, an Australian citizen living in the US. She owned a meditation and life coaching business. Investigators say the officers' body cameras were not turned on.
The mayor on Sunday seeking answers as to why.>> I share the same questions other people have about why we don't have body cam footage of it. And I hope to get answers to that in the days coming, you know I'm deeply disturbed by the whole incident.>> US Attorney General Jeff Sessions visiting Minnesota Monday for a national meeting of state prosecutors did not specifically address the shooting but said this.
>> We will aggressively prosecute federal and state officers who violate civil rights of our citizens. That can never be accepted, but we will take care to never demean or offer unwarranted criticism of the honorable, brave, and professional law enforcement officers who protect us every day.>> Local media quoting police reporting the officers who responded to the 911 call have been placed on administrative leave.