Patrick, with a friend outside of the bar after work, was approached by 3 undercover cops who asked if he could help them purchase drugs. A witness claims the men/cops did not identify themselves(until after the situation was over), were overly aggressive, and started a fight with Patrick. NYPD claims the officers did identify themselves (during the scuffle), but Patrick started it, and went for one of their guns. It was at that point the gun went off, fatally wounding Patrick Dorismond.

ID: 74

Victms Name: Patrick Moses Dorismond
Age: 26
Gender: Male
Race: African-American/Black

City: New York
County: New York
State: NY
Zip Code: 10018
Country: United States of America

Agency: City of New York Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Patrick, with a friend outside of the bar after work, was approached by 3 undercover cops who asked if he could help them purchase drugs. A witness claims the men/cops did not identify themselves(until after the situation was over), were overly aggressive, and started a fight with Patrick. NYPD claims the officers did identify themselves (during the scuffle), but Patrick started it, and went for one of their guns. It was at that point the gun went off, fatally wounding Patrick Dorismond.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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