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Speeding bullet stopped by hair weave

Feb. 19, 2009 at 3:41 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Police in Kansas City, Mo., said a woman's tight hair weave stopped a bullet, rescuing her from injury and likely saving her life.

Officers said they arrived at the Country View Market at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday to find the woman's boyfriend had allegedly shot out the back window of a car, KSHB-TV, Kansas City, reported Thursday.

Investigators said the woman wasn't injured after her hair weave stopped the bullet and her boyfriend was taken into custody.

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