A police officer was shot in Brooklyn Thursday night, but was saved by a bulletproof vest during the attack, cops said.
The officer was responding to a domestic dispute after 9 p.m. in Brownsville when a gunman opened fire, striking the cop in the back, police said.
The perp was on his way to his girlfriend’s house when he said he had a gun and was going to shoot up the place, sources said.
The girlfriend’s mother called the police, and the gunman fled, according to sources.
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The cop was taken to Kings County Hospital. The officer’s condition is unknown.
The investigation is ongoing.
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