A Californian student who according to Fresno police said narrowly escaped serious injury while being shot during a mugging. The news appearing on CNet reported that the graduate was returning to his apartment when robbers pointed a gun at him and grabbed his laptop, they then fired a shot which hit the students leg but not before meeting the iPhone in his pocket. It left the screen completely shattered and surprisingly leaving the victim with visible marks.
Did the full aluminium body of the iPhone really protect the boy? No evidence of this, but the cops are advising to be more careful on surrounding environment while walking alone and not to think the smartphone will be your bullet-proof vest all the time. The incident was not pleasant in any ways causing the lad to pack his bags and move out of town, there has been news in the past of how a Samsung Galaxy Mega stopped a bullet during a fight in China, the man had his phone on his shirt pocket.
More reason for Apple fans to gloat and give a wry smile when the read this story, we know who you are!