Hero Cop Caught on Camera

A look at the split-second decision he made to save fellow officer.
1:25 | 10/27/13

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That extraordinary dash cam video caught on tape and one trooper who is a hero tonight. ABC's Chief Justice correspondent Pierre Thomas now. This is dash cam video of state trooper Tim -- martyr racing in his patrol car. Responding to a report of an armed gunman who is just killed three people. -- -- Don't hold that don't doubled -- but I thought it. It's December 21 of last year more days before Christmas in small town concluding. Up ahead coming -- to frame the suspect is intentionally hit another police car -- -- -- corporal Kevin Campbell is trapped in the other police car thanks police think he didn't you. Approach the passenger side of my vehicle and intend to execute me. Store -- decides to try to say officer Campbell -- ramming the suspect's vehicle to distract the shooter the suspect gets out of the truck fire. You can -- -- Mars windshield cracking as the bullets fly through. In this photograph you -- eight bullet holes it happened so fast streamlined -- down and you can see clearly right there. The suspect gun in hand a 357 Magnum coming towards -- -- -- -- is hit in the tested wrist but he's wearing a bulletproof vest. Staggering he and another officer returned fire killing the suspect. Split second decisions that save lives Pierre Thomas ABC news Washington.

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