CHICAGO (STMW) — Two Chicago Police officers rescued a man who couldn’t breathe Tuesday afternoon in West Englewood.
The officers were responding to an emergency medical service call of a man not breathing about 4:45 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Marshfield, according to a statement from Chicago Police. The officers were met by the victim’s family who said the man was not breathing.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Spotty Showers Sunday Night, Monday
The officesr worked in tandem and placed the 67-year-old man on the floor while one of them initiated CPR, reviving the man as a result, police said.READ MORE: Storm, Lincoln Park Zoo Harbor Seal, Celebrates 14th Birthday With Special 'Cake'
The man was taken to University of Chicago Hospital, where his condition stabilized.
Both officers are two-year veterans and work in the Englewood District.MORE NEWS: On One-Year Anniversary Of Botched Smokestack Demolition, Little Village Community Leaders Call For Jobs, Better Environmental Protection
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