An unnamed man managed to escape death after his Incredible Hulk phone case which was in his pocket blocked a bullet fired at him.
The man was shot on October 7 during an attempted robbery attack in a rural area of the municipality of Petrolina in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco.
It is said that the bullet only grazed the man’s hips before being blocked by his Incredible Hulk phone case.
According to reports, concerned residents called the police but the armed robbers had already fled the scene before they arrived.
Paramedics then rushed the victim to a University hospital in the city for treatment. It was believed that the man was fatally injured by the bullet until they realized that it didn’t penetrate his skin as it was blocked by his phone case.
Meanwhile, the suspects have not been caught and it is unclear if the police will continue to investigate the case or let it go.