2 Philly officers save colleague after heart attack

They performed live-saving CPR after a struggle with a suspect prompted a heart attack

By Allison Steele
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — Two Philadelphia police officers were lauded Friday for performing lifesaving CPR on a fellow policeman who had a heart attack during a violent struggle with a suspect.

The officers, Jeffrey Lendzinski and Timothy Straus of the 35th District, rushed Michael Gwynn, 31, to Albert Einstein Medical Center after he collapsed early Friday.

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