A man remains in life-threatening condition after being administered Narcan by Victoria Police officers on Friday afternoon. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man in life-threatening condition after suspected overdose

The man was found behind a building near the intersection of Quadra Street and North Park Street

A man remains in life-threatening condition after being administered Narcan by Victoria police officers.

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Just after 3 p.m. on Friday, officers responded to a report from a passer-by of an unconscious, unresponsive man behind a building near the intersection of Quadra Street and North Park Streets.

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Officers began CPR after calling for BC Emergency Health Services and administering Narcan. Once paramedics arrived, they took over medical care and CPR.

According to police, the man is undergoing treatment at this time.



kendra.crighton@blackpress.ca

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