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Video shows Georgia police officer saving baby who stopped breathing

Newly released video captures Sgt. Harold Drummond arriving in a store parking lot to find a 6-month-old child not breathing.
/ Source: TODAY

A police sergeant in Waynesboro, Georgia, showed some quick thinking when he helped save a baby’s life.

Newly released video captures Sgt. Harold Drummond arriving in a store parking lot to find a 6-month-old child not breathing.

Drummond performed CPR with his fingers and got the boy to breathe once more. The clip shows the infant crying after Drummond intervened.

After the January incident, Drummond said he would rather “look down the barrel of a gun than to look down at a baby in distress.”

The child is fine and has since returned home with his parents and twin sister.