DEDHAM (CBS) – A 17-year-old male from Dedham is in critical condition after “a possible drowning incident” in a backyard pool at a graduation party on Netta Road.
Dedham Police say they were called around 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning after getting several phone calls about a possible drowning.READ MORE: Man Tried To Abduct 16-Year-Old Girl In Falmouth, Police Say
After officers arrived, they saw people performing CPR on the 17-year-old before taking over and providing aid. He was then taken to a Boston hospital, where he is in critical condition.READ MORE: Lawmakers, State Leaders Fight Over Drawing Precinct Lines
Officers later learned there was a graduation party taking place at where the apparent drowning happened.
As of late Sunday afternoon, there is an active investigation into how the 17-year-old was “submerged in the water”.MORE NEWS: Coronavirus State Of Emergency Ends In New Hampshire
Police say that Dedham Public Schools will provide support for members of the school community for anyone that needs it.