Community Gathering To Remember, Honor Justine Damond

Justine Damond was shot and killed in Minneapolis by US police.            

Justine Damond was shot and killed in Minneapolis by US police. Show

Ms Damond's friend Lindsay Aiger, who is at the event, told the ABC Ms Damond would be happy "so many people could experience her energy and message".

It should never have got her into trouble, but it led to her death - shot by the police she had called for help when she thought a stranger was being sexually assaulted behind her house.

"Justine, my daughter, was killed by a bullet fired by an agent of the state", said John Ruszcyk, Justine's father.

Hundreds of mourners dressed in blue have turned out to farewell Justine Damond a month after the 40-year-old Sydney woman's life was cut short outside her Minneapolis home.

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'I can just feel her basically saying "why are you guys being so serious?",' friend Rosie McGowan said.

It was an evening of prayer and remembrance at the Lake Harriet Band Shell.

An Australian flag stood on the stage next to a large colour photo of Damond and pink and white flowers.

Justine Damond's American fiancee Don and their friends and family should have been heading for a wedding in Hawaii.

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At the memorial a man at the back of the crowd held a sign reading: "NOOR RESIGN NOW".

Damond was engaged to be married in August.

When she went to the laneway to speak to police, officer Mohammed Noor shot her from the passenger seat.

Meanwhile, a judge has approved a search warrant for investigators to examine the smartphones of two Minneapolis police officers linked to the fatal shooting.

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A memorial service is set for 7 p.m., followed by a silent walk around Lake Harriet. He has declined to be interviewed by investigators, and can not be compelled to do so.

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