March 4, 2008

Positivity: DVD in firefighter’s coat pocket blocks a bullet

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 5:57 am

From Walterboro, South Carolina:

He was walking out of the Waffle House when a bullet from a fight hit him

A South Carolina man is thankful for a DVD that ended up taking a bullet for him.

Colleton County Fire and Rescue Director Barry McRoy said he was leaving a Waffle House restaurant in Walterboro on Saturday morning when two men ran in fighting over a gun.

Police say a bullet hit one of the struggling men, shattered a window and then hit McRoy.

The bullet hit a DVD McRoy was carrying in his pocket. He suffered a bruise but didn’t realize he had been shot. As he told a police officer what happened he noticed a bullet hole in his jacket, the shattered DVD case and a piece of the bullet.

“I was saved by a DVD,” McRoy said. “How lucky can you get?” …..

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