Body armor protects Tenn. officer in shooting


By Jacqueline Koch
Chattanooga Times Free Press

FORT OGLETHORPE, Tenn. — Body armor saved a Fort Oglethorpe police officer from being wounded Wednesday morning by deflecting a gunman's bullet.

Officer Mitchell Moore was treated at Erlanger hospital and released after being shot in the back at about 10 a.m. in the parking lot of the Chick-fil-A on Battlefield Parkway in Fort Oglethorpe, Police Chief David Eubanks said.

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