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Wounded Phoenix policeman feels ‘pretty amazing’

PHOENIX — A Phoenix police officer who survived being shot six times says
he feels “pretty amazing” even though his jaw is wired shut and a bullet
remains lodged in his back.

Peter “Chris” Bennett appeared at a Phoenix hospital news conference Tuesday.
He’s recovering from gunshot wounds to the right side of his face, his right hip
and right arm.

The 36-year-old Bennett underwent surgery Monday. He was shot Sunday night when
police say he approached a man on a bicycle in an area with a high burglary
rate. The two exchanged gunfire and the suspect was found hiding in a shed and
arrested.

KPHO-TV says 38-year-old Brandon McCabe remains hospitalized with gunshots
wounds on both hands and bite wounds from a police dog.

Police say he’s facing attempted murder charges.

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