Roswell officer saves man found unresponsive in parking lot

Scott Oldani
Officer Scott Oldani

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A man who suffered a serious head injury is alive thanks to a Roswell police officer’s quick thinking.

Police say people found the man lying in the Denny’s parking lot just before 10:00 Monday night. When officer’s arrived the man was unresponsive and without a pulse.

That’s when Officer Scott Oldani began CPR. A short time later the man started breathing again and his eyes opened.

According to police, the man told the couple that initially found him that someone hit him.
Police are now trying to identify a suspect in the case. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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