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March 23, 2010
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NY cop wounded in ambush saved by body armor

Cop shot three times but is saved by vest; suspect dead after NYPD fires 21 times

New York Post

NEW YORK — A young cop was seriously wounded yesterday during a blazing gun battle in a Bronx housing project dubbed "Vietnam" by residents.

Police Officer Robert Salerno, 25, was shot three times at close range when he confronted Santiago Urena, 57, a lovelorn loser who had just attacked his 92-year-old mother's home-health aide and menaced her with his .38-caliber revolver inside the family's apartment in the Morrisania Air Rights complex at 3073 Park Ave.

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