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5 June 2009

Virginian-Pilot (Virginia)

CHESAPEAKE — To understand the power of the weapon that Officer Sean Fleming was confronting, know this: Police believe two rounds went through Fleming's Jeep before piercing his bullet-resistant vest. Police said Thursday that Christopher White wielded a semi-automatic AK-47 when he burst out of a van and fired on police officers. Fleming had been on his way home from work Monday afternoon and was still wearing a typical, so-called level-3 vest issued to all... (

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