Officer's bullet injures Philly cop, saved by vest

Injured officer's partner shouted "gun!" and fired his weapon


By Morgan Zalot and Phillip Lucas
The Philadelphia Daily News

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia SWAT officer narrowly escaped death when he was struck in the chest by a gunshot that his partner fired during a car stop Tuesday night.

Jose Roman, 44, a 19-year veteran, was shot about 10 p.m. at a gas station at Broad and Parrish streets, North Philadelphia. He was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital in stable condition.

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