According to investigators, they spoke with Harrity on Tuesday and got his account of the shooting.
The ACLU has called for penalties against the officers for not starting their units.
The officer believed to have shot Damond, identified by his attorney as Somali-American Mohamed Noor, said in a statement that he came to the U. at a young age and that he believes being a police officer is his calling.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, citing three unnamed sources, reported that the police shot Damond through the door of their patrol car.
Authorities released no new details about what led to the shooting of Damond, whose fiance said she had called 911 to report what she believed was a sexual assault in an alley near her home.
The Hennepin County medical examiner said late Monday that Damond died from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.