Delictum [Chapter Twenty Nine]
Mark didn’t have time to react. He could only gape at Nate as the criminal fired off three shots.
BLAM BLAM BLAM!
In the next instant Mark found himself falling, a deep, aching pain blossoming throughout his chest and right arm. He hit the ground hard, and the next thing he knew, everything went black.
What seemed to only a be a few seconds later, the detective’s eyes snapped open. It took a minute to recall what had happened, and the pain in his chest and arm had no trouble reminding him. A low groan of pain escaped him as he struggled to sit up.
Ugh, fuck that hurt…
He gritted his teeth and looked down at his chest. With a trembling left hand he lifted up his t-shirt to reveal his bullet-proof vest.
Thank god I wore this.
Two bullets, one right over his h