Originally published: July 5, 2012 9:48 AM
Updated: July 5, 2012 9:53 AM
A New York City Police Department officer’s bulletproof vest saved his life early Thursday after he was shot in the chest by a fleeing suspect in a downtown Manhattan housing project, city officials said.
Officer Brian Groves, 30, was under observation at Bellevue Hospital with bruising around his heart caused by the impact of the bullet. A resident of Patchogue, Groves is married and has…
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