Man in cardiac arrest off Breezy Point rescued

BREEZY POINT — A 47-year-old having a heart attack on a barge off the shore of Breezy Point Sept. 4 was flown to the hospital, where he regained his vital signs, the NYPD said.

The Police Department said its Harbor Unit was called to the Super Chief barge, about a mile and a half south of Breezy Point, at 1:34 p.m. to assist with a man complaining of chest pains.

Police said officers helped a paramedic give CPR to a 47-year-old in cardiac arrest.

A police helicopter then flew overhead and lowered a rescue basket, which was used to bring the man to Staten Island University Hospital South, the NYPD said.

Police said doctors reported he regained his vital signs and was in critical but stable condition.

More from Around New York