Two NY officers shot responding to call of man acting strangely
BY ROCCO PARASCANDOLA AND LUIS PEREZ. STAFF WRITERS; Staff writer Matt Friedman contributed to this story
Copyright 2006 Newsday, Inc.
A bullet-proof vest that stopped a .44-caliber shot and a little used police technique might have saved the lives of police officers who responded to a bizarre incident in Bedford-Stuyvesant yesterday morning in which a deranged suspect set a fire to "burn the devil," police said.