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Man lucky to be alive after Bible blocks two bullets from entering his chest

By Mason White 11:10 AM February 27, 2014
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By: Devansh Dutt
(Scroll down for video) A bus driver is lucky to be alive after a Bible blocked bullets from piercing his chest, police in Ohio said.

Dayton Police said that Rickey Wagoner stated that three suspects approached him as he was trying to repair his bus.

One of them, fired two shots at his chest. The attack came after Wagoner got off his bus to investigate a problem that had caused the bus to stop.

A spokesperson for the Dayton Police Department said that two bullets were lodged in the man’s Bible that he kept in his shirt pocket. The suspect fired a third shot at Wagoner’s leg as he tried to take the gun away.

Police were called to the scene and Wagoner, 49, was transported to Miami Valley Hospital. Police launched an investigation and are searching for the suspects, but so far, no arrests have been made.