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Police released photos of the vest worn by the Hempstead officer inolved in the shooting incident. (credit: Kristine Thorne, CBS 2 | inset: handout)

Officials: Cop Saved By Bulletproof Vest After Shootout In Hempstead

It happened around 3:22 a.m. Friday at the corner of Washington and Cooper streets. A police officer was shot twice, one of the rounds hitting his bulletproof vest.

12/02/2011

Detectives at the Alverta B. Gray Schultz Middle School in Hempstead investigate firecracker incident. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Hempstead Police Investigating Firecracker Incident That Injured 6

Authorities said the the incident happened around 11 a.m. at the Alverta B. Gray Schultz Middle School in Hempstead while students were registering for summer classes.

07/05/2011