- Australian media offered continuous coverage of the shooting, including video of a press conference from representatives of the family. "They are trying to come to terms with this tragedy and to understand why this has happened," a family friend said.
- Friends in Australia remembered her as a beautiful light. A woman who trained Damond in alternative therapies, described her as "the most beautiful person" who was "all about giving to other people."
- A story from the United Kingdom, included this headline:
Shot dead in her pyjamas: Australian woman, 40, is gunned down by a cop whose body camera was TURNED OFF in an alleyway behind her house after she called 911 to report an 'intruder'
- U.S. media were also covering the story, including activist and N.Y. Daily News writer Shaun King.
- People around the world reacted with shock and anger.