Phone Stops Bullet


POSTED: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 8:30pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 8:39pm

Robbery victim credits cell phone with saving his life. Amanda Ober reports.

(WESH) A Florida gas station clerk considers himself pretty lucky after his cellphone stopped a bullet from entering his torso.

Winter Garden police say around 4:45 a.m. Monday, an armed man entered the Hess station and asked a clerk to help him locate a certain beverage.

The suspect then pulled out a revolver and ordered the clerk to open the safe.

When two workers were unable to open the safe the suspect fired a single round.

Police said it wasn't until they were interviewing the clerk that he started to complain of feeling chest pain.

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