February 20, 2009

VIDEO: Hair Weave Stops Bullet

Video below, after article. Heck of a story but I do think the "OMG this is go ghetto WTF" responses to this are little out of place.. women from all walks of life wear weaves..I'd like to see a breakdown of the physics involved.

VIDEO: Hair Weave Stops Bullet source

Police said a woman's tightly-woven hair weave saved her life.

Police were called to a Kansas City market at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Arriving officers found the 20-year-old woman there. She told police she had pulled into the market and saw a man with whom she had recently ended an eight-month relation with inside a car, NewsChannel5 sister station

A second man came up to the woman’s window and told her that the ex-boyfriend still loved her, Kansas City police said. The woman with the hair weave told the second man, "I don’t love him."

At that time, the victim heard gunshots and saw her ex-boyfriend walking toward the back of her car firing a handgun, police said. The victim sped away in her vehicle as her back window shattered, police said.

She returned to the scene a moment later to witness both men leaving in their vehicle. Officers found a bullet in the woman’s hair and said her tightly-woven weave stopped the bullet.

VIDEO: Hair Weave Stops Bullet

Posted at February 20, 2009 4:42 PM