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Life- Saving Complaint

Cops Revive Rego Pk. Man After Heart Attack

Four members of the 112th Precinct saved the life of a Rego Park man who suffered a heart attack while reporting a noise complaint at his home last Saturday afternoon, Jan. 25, it was reported.

According to law enforcement sources, the 53-year-old man, who resides in an Austin Street apartment building, contacted police at around 2:30 p.m. last Saturday to file a noise complaint against a neighbor.

Reportedly, the man had become annoyed with the movements of the neighbor’s dog on the floor directly above his apartment.

But while making the complaint, police said, the 53-year-old man suddenly collapsed and went into cardiac arrest.

Seconds later, Police Officers Brian Sullivan and Nicolle Leonard of the 112th Precinct responded to the location and saw the victim unconscious. Police said they immediately began efforts to save his life. Officer Leonard called for an EMS unit and other assistance while Officer Sullivan began administering CPR on the man.

Within moments, authorities said, Sgt. Ye Yuan and P.O. John Laird, also of the 112th Precinct, arrived on the scene and assisted with the rescue effort. Reportedly, Laird took over in administering chest compressions on the man, and Leonard utilized a defibrillator to shock the man back to life.

Their efforts helped the victim regain consciousness. Soon after, paramedics rushed the victim to Forest Hills Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition, police said. Clockwise from top left: Sgt. Ye Yuan; P.O. Nicolle Leonard; P.O. Brian Sullivan and P.O. John Laird, all of whom are members of the 112th Precinct.

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