Pa. officer narrowly avoids fatal gunshot

Sgt. Robert Ralston pushed the gun away from his head just in time


Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — A police sergeant was shot in the shoulder this morning when he knocked away a gun pointed to his head by a man in West Philadelphia, authorities say.

Sgt. Robert Ralston, 46, who fired back after he was wounded, was treated at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for a graze wound and released.

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