KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A teenager remains in critical condition after nearly drowning Saturday evening.
According to the Wyandotte County Sheriff’s Office, the 13-year-old boy and two other kids climbed the fence of the Parkwood Pool, which was closed to the public, some time before 7 p.m.
The victim jumped into the deep end and resurfaced once, but was unable to come up when he went under again.
The other two children ran to a nearby Kansas City, Kansas, Fire Department station while the victim’s brother tried to save him, the sheriff’s office said.
First responders took life-saving measures and the boy was taken to Children’s Mercy Hospital.
He was still in critical condition as of Monday.