MINNEAPOLIS Police Chief Janee Harteau has finally broken her silence on the fatal shooting of Justine Damond.

Chief Harteau returned from leave today to address a press conference.

She said she has spoken to Justine's fiance Dom Damond about the night Officer Mohamed Noor shot the Australian life coach dead.

Police officer Mohamed Noor who fired the shots that killed Justine Damond. Picture: Minneapolis Police Department
Police officer Mohamed Noor who fired the shots that killed Justine Damond. Picture: Minneapolis Police Department

"We are talking about one individual's action in question. ... I have assured the family of justice," she said.

"There will be a criminal investigation but from what I have seen Justine did not have to die.

Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau.
Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau. Channel 9

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