SAN DIEGO — A man's implanted heart defibrillator may have saved his life in an unexpected way — by stopping a knife.
San Diego police say the 57-year-old got into an argument with an acquaintance early Thursday near some elevators at the trolley station for the Fashion Valley shopping mall.
Police say the acquaintance pulled a folding knife and stabbed the man in the chest. The knife hit the man's defibrillator, a device that shocks the heart if it gets dangerously out of rhythm.
So remember, sometimes it is better to be lucky than good. I can't imagine the math that calculates the odds of that happening.