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.”