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Injured off-duty cop recounts Webster shooting

After taking rounds to his car, the cop prevented other firefighters from becoming targets

By Colleen M. Farrell
The Gates-Chili Post

WEBSTER, N.Y. — Injured but alive, John Ritter spent Christmas Eve with his wife and children, wondering why he survived an ambush while others did not.

"I have many different emotions ranging from guilt to happiness because I was home," the Greece Police officer said.

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