NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A quick-thinking NYPD officer helped save a man’s life in an unlikely way.
It happened on July 7 on Lenox Avenue near 125th Street in Harlem.READ MORE: Judge Rules Mayor De Blasio, Former NYPD Commissioner Will Not Have To Take Stand In Inquiry Into Eric Garner's Death
Above & beyond!
Watch as @NYPD28Pct cops keep a stabbing victim alive using an empty potato chips bag & tape.Infant Girl, Mother Injured When Car Crashes Into Yonkers Store
— Commissioner Shea (@NYPDShea) July 17, 2021
Video shows Officer Ronald Kennedy rushing to help a man who had just been stabbed.
The officer asks someone to get a bag of potato chips and tape, then uses that to stop the bleeding.MORE NEWS: 2 Abandoned Black Swans Rescued On Long Island
Doctors told police that the officer’s actions are why the victim is alive.