SALEM, Or—9-1-1 tape reveals just how badly injured officer Michelle Pratt was injured earlier this week during a traffic stop at 5th street Northeast. Pratt had to apply a tourniquet to her leg . One of the bullets hit her arm and a third her bullet-proof vest. The vest probably saved her life. She stayed in the hospital through Thursday. She’s now recovering at home. Jaime Jimenez had a first court appearance on Thursday May 16th. He faces several charges including attempted aggravated murder. His passenger Amanda Cayetano is also facing charges.
Salem Police Chief jerry Moore remarks “Michelle’s professionalism and courage were demonstrated by her quick reaction to the suspect’s attack. She was calm and composed on the radio, and was able to self-administer her tourniquet until her cover officers arrived,”