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Old 08-13-2014, 03:06 PM
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http://www.click2houston.com/news/hp...uston/27460244

Suspect is dead....
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Another feel good story!

I assume the perp was using a .380.
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Yeah for the good guys!

I just can't imagine, period, why anyone would pull a gun on a cop and think they'd getaway or live to tell about it?

A scumbag here in AZ FINALLY got the death penalty for shooting a young officer in the face during a routine traffic stop. RIP, Officer Holly.
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Originally Posted by Tireless View Post
Another feel good story!

I assume the perp was using a .380.
I'm sure some will take this wrong...but I feel good about it...lol. Not sure what the suspect was using weapon wise. I'm pretty sure, he wasn't using a vest though.
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Originally Posted by Tireless View Post
Another feel good story!

I assume the perp was using a .380.
X2. doesn't matter what the perp was using (as long as he was not using an FN 5.7 like that nut Army psychiatrist Major was at Ft. Hood last November). The key is that this perp is no longer with us.
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FN5.7 won't pierce a vest if using standard civilian rounds Is my understanding
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^^^Also depends on the vest
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^^^Also depends on the vest
Yep, don't use the cheap plates made in China. They could get you killed because of lack of quality.
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I read that more than 3000 officers have avoided serious injury or death.... due to the vests.

Money well spent.
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Originally Posted by houtxfisher View Post
FN5.7 won't pierce a vest if using standard civilian rounds Is my understanding
True. Do not know/have not heard what rounds he used?
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Glad the officer is,ok...
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