Vest saves NYPD officer from shot to heart
Officer Brian Groves fired four rounds before collapsing from the pain
By Gillian Kleiman , Larry Celona and Kate Kowsh
Officer Brian Groves — a seven-year veteran and father of two — would have been struck in the heart if he weren't wearing his bulletproof vest when he ran into the thug at about 4 a.m. during a stairwell search of 64-66 Essex St. on the Lower East Side, police said.
His shooter got away and was still on the loose early today.
Full story: ...