Broken police window due to stress not bullet


Police determined Thursday afternoon that the rear window of  police vehicle experienced a stress fracture that caused the window to buckle, and that no shots were fired at the officer.

Police say the veteran officer at first thought he had been fired upon in the area of Prairie Star Parkway and K-7, where he was conducting radar/speed enforcement. The officer was stopped on the side of the highway when the he felt a percussion in his chest and observed the rear window of his vehicle was shattered.

The officer was not injured. He then observed a suspicious vehicle on the ramp of K-7, traveling down the ramp and then proceeding to back up the ramp and travel in the opposite direction at a high rate of speed.

The officer used his radio to alert other officers of the situation and investigators responded to the scene.

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