VIDEO: Florida cop saves choking baby

Amanda Zimmerman and her son, MJ, are doing well after police saved the boy from choking on a Goldfish cracker. (Photo: WESH via NBC News)
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KISSIMMEE, Fla. (WTHR) — Florida police officers happened to be in the right place at the right time when a baby began choking.

Body camera footage shows the dramatic moment Amanda Zimmerman handed her 18-month-old son, MJ, over to officers.

Zimmerman managed to flag them down when MJ stopped breathing after choking on a Goldfish cracker.

Eventually the officers put the little boy on his back and began performing CPR until he let out a gasp.

When the fire department arrived, they took the child to the hospital, where doctors said he was going to be fine.

"God put them where they needed to be," Zimmerman said of the officers.

Zimmerman said MJ didn't miss a beat after the incident.

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