First Responders Resuscitate Child

An Apache Junction 2-year-old was saved last Thursday, thanks to the quick response of first responders.

On June 14, 2018, at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Apache Junction Police Department responded to a residence in the 900 block of West 21st Avenue, Apache Junction.

The 9-1-1 call was concerning a two-year-old child who was not breathing and had no pulse.  Corporal Marshall Harshman arrived first and immediately began cardiopulmonary resuscitation until the child began to breathe on her own.

Superstition Fire and Medical District personnel arrived and attended to the further medical needs of the child.

Corporal Harshman’s timely response to the home, quick evaluation and immediate actions led to positive results for the child, the child’s family and Corporal Harshman.

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