Nevada officer's badge saves him by stopping bullet during gun fight

This image shows the badge a Nevada Highway Trooper was wearing when he was struck by gunfire. (Twitter/ Nevada Highway Patrol Southern Command)

A Nevada Highway Patrol officer's badge is credited for saving his life during a gunfight with a suspect.

The man was shot and killed. A bullet also hit the officer in the chest.

The highway patrol shared a picture of the badge, saying it stopped the bullet.

Hours later an officer's life was saved in Huntington Beach, when his badge deflected a bullet.
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