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Police Save Overdose Victim

Date: April 27, 2019
Incident Type:

Date: April 27, 2019

Incident Type: Narcan administered

Location: Zones 3 & 6

Summary: Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers conducted a traffic stop around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Copperfield Avenue and Plateau Street, resulting in the arrest of the male driver for DWI.

The suspect was transported to Zone 6 for breath testing and began to lose consciousness. The man said he “may have” taken some pills, and his breathing grew shallow. Officers administered one dose of Narcan.

Pittsburgh EMS arrived and transported the actor to a local hospital in stable condition.

Reporting PIO: Chris Togneri

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