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Shot S.C. Cop Released Gun Magazine During Struggle

July 06, 2012  | 

A North Charleston (S.C.) Police sergeant was shot with his service pistol Wednesday morning, after struggling with a man who grabbed his gun from behind.

The incident began around 5 a.m., when Sgt. Eddie Bullard got out of his patrol car next to Carpet Wholesalers at 6929 Rivers Ave. to investigate a report that someone had stolen the store's air-conditioning unit.

The suspect grabbed Sgt. Bullard's service weapon from behind. During the struggle, the officer was able to release the gun's magazine, reports ABC News. The officer's body armor stopped the round.

Tags: Officer-Involved Shootings, Gun Grabs, North Charleston (S.C.) PD


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Philip @ 8/26/2012 7:14 PM

If anyone is trying to keep up with this story or wants to know more about the investigation, and the truth for that matter, here is a link to an article published by the local news here in North Charleston. Sgt Bullard made up the whole story and actually shot himself.
http://m.abcnews4.com/default.aspx?pid=2705&wnfeedurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.abcnews4.com%2Fstory%2F18967670%2Fncpd-hold-emergency-press-conference-on-officer-shooting%3Ffwcc%3D1%26fwcl%3D1%26fwl%26clienttype%3Drssstory

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