Officer Gerry Lopez came to the rescue of an infant while on patrol.

According to the Port Isabel Police Facebook page, Officer Lopez was on Highway 100 on Sunday, July 9, when he was flagged down by a distraught couple whose baby was unresponsive in their vehicle.

The department says Lopez quickly began performing CPR on the baby until the child began to breathe again. Port Isabel EMS arrived and transported the infant to a Brownsville hospital.

According to the Port Isabel Facebook page the mother has updated that baby is doing much better.


By Raul Garcia, Staff writer