A Fayette County (Iowa) deputy was shot in the stomach after he removed handcuffs from an inmate at a hospital. The inmate took the officer's gun and shot him, the bullet being stopped by the officer's ballistic vest. The inmate then fatally shot himself.
An LAPD SWAT officer was seriously wounded and a man was killed Monday morning in a “running gun battle” after a vehicle pursuit ended in the South-Central neighborhood of Los Angeles, authorities said. Another occupant of the vehicle was in custody. More Here.
The officers and the man got into a confrontation and the man stabbed one of the officers twice in the hip and thigh area. Both officers then opened fire and killed the man. Read Full Story Here.
When NYPD Det. Mario Muniz, 45, was hit in the upper-right chest by one of California child molestation suspect Richard Thomas Mozdir's bullets yesterday during a Greenwich Village shootout yesterday, it was stopped by his bullet-resistant vest. Read Full Story Here.