DA: Pa. officer 'saved by vest' faked his shooting

Officer said he was saved by a bulletproof vest when shot during an exchange of gunfire


By Robert Moran
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — The Bucks County police officer who claimed he was saved by a bulletproof vest after being shot during an exchange of gunfire Monday faked the incident, District Attorney David Heckler said Tuesday night.

Chalfont Officer Jon Cousin, 31, reported that he had been shot in the parking lot of the Lenape Valley Swim Club about 3:15 a.m.

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