Both officers involved in the shooting have been put on paid administrative leave, as is standard procedure following similar incidents.Despite the outcome of the investigation, both men face being punished and possibly losing their jobs.

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Officer Noor shot across Harrity and out the driver's side open window at Damond as she suddenly approached their vehicle.

Damond, originally from Sydney, had been living in the US for three years and was due to marry American businessman Don Damond, 50, in August.

The police chief also said Noor must be afforded due process as investigators continue to piece together the chain of events.

Harteau also criticized the officers for not having their body cameras on.

Just hours after Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau (right) was forced to resign on Friday over the fatal shooting of Australian woman, Justine Damond, outraged protesters took over Mayor Betsy Hodges' (left) press conference and called for her resignation 'I have heard you, and I have listened...,' Mayor Hodges (right) said as she attempted to calm the crowd, but she was immediately interrupted as the man continued to yell: 'You have failed us since you’ve been in office' 'We want you to take your staff with you because they have terrorized us enough,' a man yelled as protesters in the room called for 'Justice for Justine'.

Justine Damond (pictured) was shot and killed by police officer Mohamed Noor on Saturday night after calling 911In a statement posted to the police department's website earlier on Friday Harteau said: 'I've decided I am willing to step aside to let a fresh set of leadership eyes see what more can be done for the MPD to be the very best it can be.''Last Saturday's tragedy, as well as some other recent incidents, have caused me to engage in deep reflection,' Harteau said in her statement.'Despite the MPD's many accomplishments under my leadership over these years and my love for the city, I have to put the communities we serve first.'Earlier on Friday, Mayor Hodges issued a statement immediately after Harteau resigned, saying she asked for the chief to step down.'As far as we have come, I've lost confidence in the Chief's ability to lead us further - and from the many conversations I've had with people around our city, especially this week, it is clear that she has lost the confidence of the people of Minneapolis as well,' Hodges said.'For us to continue to transform policing — and community trust in policing — we need new leadership at MPD,' the statement read.'In conversation with the Chief today, she and I agreed that she would step aside to make way for new leadership.

Just hours after the Minneapolis police chief was forced to resign on Friday over the fatal shooting of an Australian woman, outraged protesters took over the mayor's City Hall press conference and called for her resignation.'We do not want you as our mayor!

' a protester yelled at Mayor Betsy Hodges, who asked for the resignation of Police Chief Janeé Harteau following the police-involved shooting death of Justine Damond on Saturday night.'You have been ineffective as a leader and we want you to take your staff with you because they have terrorized us enough,' the man yelled as protesters in the room called for 'Justice for Justine'.'I have heard you, and I have listened...,' Mayor Hodges said as she attempted to calm the crowd, but she was immediately interrupted as the man continued to yell: 'You have failed us since you’ve been in office. 'The crowd of protesters then started chanting, 'Bye, bye Betsy' as the mayor was escorted out of the press conference.

At the time of the shooting Don, the vice president of Little Six Casino was away on business.