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Surgeon General Ladapo Saves Man’s Life at Florida Capitol

The Florida surgeon general reportedly performed CPR and stabilized the man using a defibrillator.

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA — Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo saved the life of a man suffering from a heart attack at the State Capitol on Tuesday.

The man underwent a “cardiac event” in the Capitol Courtyard on Tuesday, Spectrum News 13’s Jason Delgado reported.

“Ladapo rushed over, performed chest compressions and stabilized the man using a defibrillator,” Delgado wrote in a tweet.

In a follow up tweet, Delgado shared a photo of the surgeon general with the man whose life he saved.

“A perfect stranger made a decision to give aid & saved my life. I believe he already has his wings,” the man said. “Again, I thank God for the blessing of continued life and the angel he sent me.”