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Philly Cop Struck By Partner's Bullet

September 12, 2012  | 

A Philadelphia Police officer was hit late Tuesday by a ricochet from a shotgun round fired by his partner during a vehicle stop.

Jose Roman, a 44-year-old SWAT officer, had the wind knocked out of him when he was hit, but recovered and handcuffed a suspect. He was wearing his ballistic vest. Roman is in stable condition at Hahnemann University Hospital, reports NBC10.

The shooting occurred at a North Philadelphia gas station. The officers had located a white Chevy Impala with three men. The officers ordered the men to raise their hands. Instead, one of the men drew a gun and Roman's partner fired, hitting one of the suspects, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Tags: Philadelphia PD, Officer Involved Shootings, Body Armor


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Bob@Az. @ 9/18/2012 8:47 AM

Fantastic! Prime example as to why you should ALWAYS wear your vest!! Happy Officer Roman is OK and that his partner is going to be on the recieving end of jokes for the next few months. And I'm sure his partner is relieved that it all turned out good. Blues, stay safe!!

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