Police saves a man from getting strangled by a snake.

Police saves a man from getting strangled by a snake.

According to CBS Philly, on Wednesday afternoon, police in Upper Macungie Township, Pennsylvania, shot a snake to death in order to save a man it was suffocating.

According to the police, they were called to a home in Fogelsville because a man there had a snake around his neck and was having a cardiac arrest.

The 28-year-old was unconscious and wrapped in the midst of a sizable snake when police arrived at the home, according to the police.

Police said that one of the officers managed to shoot the snake in the head without harming the man further.

Police said that once the snake was wounded by gunshot, they were able to bring the victim to safety.

He was taken urgently to a local hospital.

It was unclear how he was doing.

The snake, according to the police, was at least 15 feet long. It passed away.

Outside of Allentown, in the Philadelphia region, is Upper Macungie Township.

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