Two people revived from heroin overdoses within hours of each other

Mt. Shasta, Calif. — Mt. Shasta Police said two people were “brought back” from heroin overdoses in two unrelated cases roughly four hours apart.

MSPD said at 4:37 Monday night, officers received multiple reports of a person down in an alley on Chestnut Street in the city of Mt. Shasta.

Once at the scene, the responding officers found a person without pulse and not breathing.

Police said Officer Abel and Sergeant Gibson started CPR. The person regained their pulse and started breathing. Paramedics arrive a few minutes later to take over.

According to MSPD, paramedics revived the person with doses of Narcan, also known as naloxone.

Later that night at around 8:44 p.m., a 911 caller reported a possible heroin overdose in the Kingston Road area. The caller said the subject was not breathing and turning blue.

Officer Stock and Sergeant Gibson responded and found the subject with a pulse, but not breathing. They administered rescue breathing until paramedics arrived.

The subject was also revived with doses of Narcan administered by paramedics.

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