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After students notified staff members of the incident, Cruz was quickly brought into the building and had cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) performed on him, the story noted.
Martin G. Atkins Elementary School Principal Chuck Lesser said: "They thought he slipped and fell and they were expecting him to get back up, but when he didn''t get back up, they notified [school employee] Pam Brill, who paged me. We followed the directions that came with the automated external defibrillator (AED), and we shocked [Cruz''s chest] with it, and then myself and several staff members started performing CPR."
Cruz, who was in critical condition at the time of press, is being treated at Covenant HealthCare''s Cooper Campus for an apparent heart attack, the story added.
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