Details of the phone calls Justine Damond made to Minneapolis police minutes before she was shot dead by an officer has been released.
The two transcripts are among several documents made public by the police department on Wednesday relating to the 40-year-old Australia native's fatal shooting by Officer Mohamed Noor, and shows she reported a possible rape near her home on Washburn Avenue South Saturday night.
Noor and officer Matthew Harrity responded and when Damond approached the driver's side window she was shot by Noor. Harrity said he had been "startled by a loud sound" before the shooting.
The transcript of Damond's call reveals she heard "someone out the back" and wasn't sure if "she's having sex or being raped."
After giving the details to the dispatcher, Damond was told: "Okay, we've already got help on the way."
Here's the transcript of the call, which was made at 11:27 p.m. :
Damond then called the dispatcher back at 11:35 p.m. Here's what she said:
Officer's attorney: Reasonable to expect an ambush
Damond died from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
Officer Noor, who joined the 5th Precinct in 2015 as its first Somali-American hire, has not yet given a statement to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, which is investigating the shooting.
The Star Tribune is reporting the attorney for Matthew Harrity said it was "certainly reasonable to assume" that any police officer would be concerned about a "possible ambush" based on the circumstances of the evening.
He cites an example of a female New York Police Departing officer being killed in her car in the Bronx, allegedly by a mentally ill man recently.
Noor's attorney has not made any comment on this.
On Tuesday, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull commented on the Sydney native's death, calling it "inexplicable" and demanding answers from American authorities, as reported by ABC Australia.
"How can a woman out in the street in her pajamas seeking assistance from the police be shot like that?" he asked. "It is a shocking killing, it is inexplicable."
There's a memorial to Justine outside the Lake Harriet Spiritual Community building on Upton Avenue South, where she worked as a spiritual leader, guest speaker and meditation teacher.