Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- A 17-year-old boy from Rochester was revived from an apparent drug overdose Friday afternoon. 

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Rochester Police Captain Casey Moilanen said officers responded to the overdose call at a residence in the 1000 block of 9th Ave. Northwest around 1:20 p.m. The teen was found unresponsive inside the home. 


Responding officers administered Narcan and began doing CPR. Rochester Fire Department and Mayo Clinic Ambulance personnel also arrived to assist with life-saving measures and the boy regained his pulse and started breathing, Moilanen said. 

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The teen was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital by ambulance for further treatment. Moilanen said the boy most likely overdosed on fentanyl. 

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