Shot Philly cop survives thanks to body armor
Officer Nicoletti's Safariland vest was grazed by a bullet from his own gun before his partner shot the assailant dead
By Joelle Farrell and Matt Katz
The Philadelphia Inquirer
PHILADELPHIA — A 29-year-old man was killed Sunday afternoon after shooting, but not wounding, a Philadelphia police officer, police said.
Officer Richard Nicoletti's protective vest (Made by Safariland) was grazed by a bullet from his own gun before his partner shot the assailant dead, according to Lt. Raymond Evers, a police spokesman.
Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.