A local detective mistakenly pulled into the driveway of his investigation target, Bulgarian immigrant Dimitrov. The two men fought. When Dimitrov approached the officer with a stun baton, he was fatally shot three times in the chest. The same officer shot and killed James Deon Lennox in March 2006, causing a $2M settlement, and was involved in at least two other shootings.

ID: 342

Victms Name: Vassil Dimitrov
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Race: European-American/White

City: Mesa
County: Maricopa
State: AZ
Zip Code:
Country: United States of America

Agency: Mesa Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: A local detective mistakenly pulled into the driveway of his investigation target, Bulgarian immigrant Dimitrov. The two men fought. When Dimitrov approached the officer with a stun baton, he was fatally shot three times in the chest. The same officer shot and killed James Deon Lennox in March 2006, causing a $2M settlement, and was involved in at least two other shootings.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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