WALTERBORO, S.C. — A South Carolina man is thankful for a DVD that ended up taking a bullet for him.
Colleton County Fire and Rescue Director Barry McRoy said he was leaving a Waffle House restaurant in Walterboro on Saturday morning when two men ran in fighting over a gun.
Police say a bullet hit one of the struggling men, shattered a window and then hit McRoy.
The bullet hit a DVD McRoy was carrying in his pocket. He suffered a bruise but didn't realize he had been shot. As he told a police officer what happened he noticed a bullet hole in his jacket, the shattered DVD case and a piece of the bullet.
"I was saved by a DVD," McRoy said. "How lucky can you get?"
One man was arrested on assault and battery and gun charges.
The DVD was nicked. The DVD — a gift from an employee who had recorded a TV show about fire extinguishers.
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