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    Pittbsurgh PD Officer shot in vest

    "Pittsburgh police are breathing a sigh of relief after an officer shot early this morning escaped virtually unscathed, thanks to a bulletproof vest.

    The officer, Andrew Baker, was hit during an exchange of gunfire with a man in Stanton Heights, the same neighborhood where three officers were killed in 2009"


    Read more: Police officer OK after being shot in Stanton Heights - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


    Make sure you wear your vest.!!!
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    Glad the vest worked!

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    Update on this story. Dirtbag threatened his wife and 1y.o. baby and she convinced him to leave, he said he's going to shoot a cop...He did, Officer Baker was first to encounter dirtbag and was shot at 4 times still seated in his patrol car. 1 round hit the top of his vest. He got out and shot back!!!
    A monday morning lunatic, disturbed from time to time. Temporary catatonic madman on occasion..

    Lightning crashes a new mother cries, her placenta falls to the floor. The angel opens her eyes,the confusion sets in before the doctor can even close the door..
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    RIP Eric

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    Glad he was wearing his vest.. I never leave home w/o it.

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    Sure wish these article would read more like this...

    "Pittsburgh police are breathing a sigh of relief after an officer shot early this morning escaped virtually unscathed, it was not reported whether the officer was wearing his vest.
    Just my opinion. Excellent news though.
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    Glad he's alright. Warrior mentality at its best.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pudge View Post
    Glad he's alright. Warrior mentality at its best.
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    Giving Officer Baker a Monday morning salute. (it only sounds bad because of Monday) Warriors wear their vests and live to fight on as he did.

    Very well done, thank you.

 

 

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