Cape Town, South Africa traffic officer Nizaam Alexander was shot at point blank range by a suspect.
At the time, the officer was issuing a traffic citation to a driver in a Mercedes-Benz. Alexander pursued the suspect on foot and was unable to capture him. The officer then returned to finish issuing the traffic ticket before getting medical attention. Fortunately, he was wearing a bulletproof vest at the time of the crime.
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