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Shot Philly cop survives thanks to body armor

Officer Nicoletti's Safariland vest was grazed by a bullet from his own gun before his partner shot the assailant dead


By Joelle Farrell and Matt Katz
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — A 29-year-old man was killed Sunday afternoon after shooting, but not wounding, a Philadelphia police officer, police said.

Officer Richard Nicoletti's protective vest (Made by Safariland) was grazed by a bullet from his own gun before his partner shot the assailant dead, according to Lt. Raymond Evers, a police spokesman.

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