Chicago cop saves baby's life on Skyway
July 29, 2012 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- A police officer is being called a hero after he helped save a baby in distress on the Chicago Skyway.
Officer Edward Pakula was on patrol Saturday when he noticed a man trying to flag him down by a McDonald's parking lot.
The man told the officer his 21-month-old baby had stopped breathing.
So Pakula jumped in and gave the infant CPR.
The officer says his fatherly instinct kicked in.
"I have a 29-month old at home," he said. "So that hit a little close to home for me. I really didn't too much think about it."
Officer Pakula says the baby was treated and released and is recovering at home tonight.
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