CHICAGO (CBS) — Three Chicago Police officers are being credited with saving the life of a man who suffered an apparent heart attack Thursday afternoon on a West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood street.
Ofcs. Jason Cloherty, Cyrus Martinez and Tom Sikorski were driving back to the 25th District station about 12:45 p.m. when they came across a group of people standing around a man in his 50s unresponsive on the ground in the 3800 block of West North Avenue, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Colder And Blustery Sunday Night
The tactical officers began performing CPR on the man, who showed life signs by the time paramedics arrived, police said.READ MORE: 5 Killed, 19 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings
“Due to the quick actions and dedication of the officers, the male was revived,” according to a CPD statement.
The man was taken to Norwegian American Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.MORE NEWS: Celebrating Black History Makers: Terrance Wallace Has Brought 10 At-Risk Boys To Live Together In Barrington Hills For A New Life
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