Justine Damond, 40, called 911 after she heard a noise in the alley behind her home, believing an assault to be ongoing. When the Minneapolis Police arrived on the scene, one of the officers fatally shot her from inside the car.

Two police officers respond to 911 call, leading to Australian woman’s death.

The Star-Tribute reports that two officers responded to Damond’s home after the 911 call and the officer seated in the passenger seat drew his gun and shot her through the driver’s door. Both officers have now been placed on paid administrative leave while investigations continue into the officer-involved shooting incident.

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said in a news release that two Minneapolis police officers were responding to a 911 call about a disturbance in the alley behind Damond's home shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Saturday. They stated that at one point, one of the officers fired his weapon, killing the Australian woman.

The news release continued by saying the investigation by BCA is still in its early stages and that more information will be revealed after interviews are carried out with participants and witnesses at the scene.

Reportedly neither officer had their body cameras turned on at the time of the Shooting and the incident wasn’t captured by the squad car camera. Officials are still looking for any possible video footage of the incident.

Justin Damond had moved to the U.S. to get married

As reported by the New York Daily News, Damond was a native of Sydney, Australia and had moved to the U.S.

in 2015 to be with her fiancé, 50-year-old Don Damond. While their wedding was planned for a future date, she had already chosen to take his surname.

Damond’s step-son, Zach Damond, 22, was at the scene on Sunday morning. He spoke about the incident in the video included below, saying a police officer had shot her dead for reasons he doesn’t know.

He went on to say he is demanding answers, asking anyone who can help to call police and demand answers. He said he is “so done” with all the violence in the U.S. and that the police had taken his "best friend."

According to Zach, Damond had called 911 after hearing a disturbance in the alley behind her home, which neighbors told the Tribute is well-lit at night. Her fiancé was away on business when the shooting occurred.

There is some strong language in the video below.

Couple were to get married in August

According to Damond’s Facebook page, the couple was to get married next month. Eloise King, a friend of Damond, said the Australian woman was committed to the relationship and that it hadn’t taken long for Don to propose to her.

Damon had originally studied to be a veterinarian in Australia but ended up devoting much of her time as a medication coach, yoga instructor, and spiritual healer.

Neighbors in the community were shocked by Damond’s death and were praying and mourning for her today, demanding answers from the police.