Zaporizhzhya official dies after assassination attempt

Maxim Denshchik
Maxim Denshchik

In a morning attack in downtown Zaporizhzhya, an assailant fired four shots at a city official, striking him in the stomach, leading to his demise while undergoing medical treatment, the National Police announced on Facebook on June 11.

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The attack took place at the entrance of a high-rise building in one of Zaporizhzhya’s districts. After firing shots, attacker fled the scene. The police received a call about the shooting at 07:55 a.m. EET.

According to the Interfax-Ukraine news agency, the victim is Maxim Denshchik.

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Denshchik was the director of the legal support department of the Zaporizhzhya City Council. In May 2024, he was temporarily suspended from his duties while an internal investigation was conducted.

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