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A Pennsylvania police officer was compelled to shoot and fatally wound a 15-foot pet snake that had coiled itself around its owner’s neck, resulting in a heart attack, according to credible sources, Your Content has learned.
Emergency responders, including police, paramedics, and firefighters, swiftly arrived at the scene in response to the distress call made by the snake’s owner. The 28-year-old man had suffered a heart attack when the massive reptile constricted around his throat.
In a race against time, the officers attempted to free the man from the grip of the snake by using a knife. However, realizing the urgency of the situation, they ultimately had to resort to shooting the snake in order to save the man’s life.
A police lieutenant from Fogelsville, PA, who was present during the incident, described the terrifying ordeal as resembling a scene from a horror movie, as reported by The Washington Post.