Phone Charger Saves Deputy From Bullet

Cellphone charger's cable deflected the shot fired by a suspect in a California shootout.
0:39 | 10/30/13

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When very small gadget in the right place at the right time. Spare the life of a Los Angeles sheriff's deputy it happened during a wild -- -- at a motel that left one of the suspects dead officers. Responding to a call -- frisking one man when he grabbed his gun and fired on the one of the officers was shot in the hand the other. Another bullet hitting a female officer but was blocked by the cell phone charger on her utility belt. I've heard you know deputies -- stomping grounds I've heard a lot of things stomping grounds but something that small. Is. Is just nothing short of America the other officer shot in the hand. -- is now doing okay.

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