(Photo by Chicago Police Department)

A Chicago police officer avoided injury recently when his duty Smith & Wesson M&P stopped a bullet. The incident took place during the recent shootout at Mercy Hospital, according to Fox 32 News in Chicago.

The Chicago Police Department released a photo that clearly shows an entry hole in the officer’s duty holster. Ultimately, the bullet lodged on the right side of the Smith & Wesson M&P slide, preventing any harm to the officer, according to the report.

Smith & Wesson M&P

The S&W M&P line, now available in an M2.0 version, is issued to countless law enforcement agencies across the country. Moreover, duty pistols are available in 9mm, .45 ACP, .and 40 S&W, in several different configurations depending on need. Similarly, a full line of M&P AR-15s support law enforcement officers with duty rifles in several configurations as well. In short, S&W features a full line of firearms and duty gear for law enforcement agencies.





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