Body Armor Saves West Virginia Cop

Image:Wikipedia An Oak Hill Police Officer was shot around 1…

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An Oak Hill Police Officer was shot around 1 a.m. this morning and police are searching for the suspect in Whipple and surrounding areas.

According to information released by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office and the Oak Hill Police Department, Sgt. J.L. Kirk responded to an alarm in the area of Maple Court Apartments and was shot while attempting to make contact with an individual in the area.

Kirk was wearing a bullet proof vest, which prevented serious injury, but he was transported to Plateau Medical Center.

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