Aberdeen Police issued NARCAN to save a man’s life earlier this week. Lieutenant Kevin Darst said in a press release it was reported just before 3:30 on Tuesday, May 1st in the 200 block of North F Street. A man was discovered on the bathroom floor of an apartment not breathing, but with a strong pulse. 911 was called and CPR was started.
The 911 caller said the man had just arrived at her apartment before collapsing in the bathroom. She said he was known to use heroin and suspected he was under the influence.
Arriving police found the man in the living room. Darst said the man’s pupils were pinpoint and non-reactive, indicating narcotic use. An Aberdeen Police Officer administered 4mg of Narcan nasal spray to the victim who began labored breathing about 2-3 minutes later.
The Aberdeen Fire Department transported the victim to the Grays Harbor Community Hospital Emergency Room. Darst said he was reported as a white Male about 23 years of age and last known address in Elma.