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Police: Hair Weave Stops Bullet

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Police were called to a Kansas City market at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Arriving officers found the 20-year-old woman there. She told police she had pulled into the market and saw a man with whom she had recently ended an eight-month relation with inside a car, NewsChannel5 sister station.

A second man came up to the woman's window and told her that the ex-boyfriend still loved her, Kansas City police said.

The woman told the second man, "I don't love him."

At that time, the victim heard gunshots and saw her ex-boyfriend walking toward the back of her car firing a handgun, police said.

The victim sped away in her vehicle as her back window shattered, police said.

She returned to the scene a moment later to witness both men leaving in their vehicle.

Officers found a bullet in the woman's hair and said her tightly-woven weave stopped the bullet.

The victim was not harmed.

The ex-boyfriend and the second suspect were both taken into custody a short time later.

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