FOX NEWS - Orlando's Police Department posted a picture of the Kevlar helmet that saved an officer's life during the response to the deadly mass shooting at a gay nightclub.
Eleven SWAT officers were involved in the shootout with suspected gunman Omar Saddiqui Mateen.
During the hail of gunfire, which resulted in Mateen's death, one officer was struck in the helmet by the bullet.
The impact injured the officer's eye, but the department says the injury doesn't look serious.
Pulse shooting: In hail of gunfire in which suspect was killed, OPD officer was hit. Kevlar helmet saved his life. pic.twitter.com/MAb0jGi7r4— Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) June 12, 2016