05/23/2003

Vest saves officer's life; Cops involved in two shooting incidents that left man dead

Newsday

An armed man yelling "I don''t want to go back to jail!" opened fire on a police officer early yesterday, striking him twice before the officer fired back with the man''s own gun, authorities said.

The Prospect Heights incident was one of two police-involved shootings yesterday. In the afternoon, a police officer shot a man in a Chelsea storage facility where officers had seized counterfeit goods, police said. The man, whose name has not been released, died hours later at St. Vincent''s Hospital.

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