A Houston Police Officer's Brush With Death
by: Carrie Feibel, February 15, 2011 10:02:00 pm
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Doctors at a Houston rehab facility continue to be upbeat about Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' chances for recovery following a gunshot wound to the head. At least one Houston resident has been there before. Danny Vaughan was a Houston police officer in 1993 when a gunman entered his police substation and shot him in the head at point-blank range. He defied the odds by surviving and is now leading an almost "normal" life. Carrie Feibel reports.
This story aired on NPR's All Things Considered.