Mashpee Police Save Overdose Victim

ambulanceMASHPEE – Officers saved a Mashpee man who apparently overdosed on heroin with Narcan early Sunday morning.

Mashpee police responded to a home after midnight to find a man in the bathroom with a blue face along with evidence of heroin use.

Officers administered Narcan, a drug used to reverse the effects of opioides, and the victim regained consciousness.

Mashpee fire and rescue crews arrived and took over treatment and transported the man to the hospital.

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This is the sixth recent use of Narcan by Mashpee Police.