Seymour police credited with saving overdose victim

Seymour police are crediting officers with saving the life of an overdose victim by administering Narcan.

According to police reports, officers were called to the 700 block of Peak Avenue on a report of an unconcscious man at about 8:45 p.m. Saturday.

Corporal Devin Cornwell and Officer Jim Handley found that the man was not breathing and he appeared to be suffering from an overdose. Cornwell administered a dose of Narcan and the man began breathing on his own again.

Jackson County paramedics stabilized the man and he was taken to Schneck Medical Center. The incident is still under investigation.