AMESBURY (CBS) – Fire rescue crews in Amesbury pulled a child out of Lake Gardner in Amesbury on Sunday afternoon.
Around 4 p.m., Amesbury Police and Fire received a call about someone drowning at the lake. Crews made their way to the scene, and, about 20 minutes later, the child was taken out of the water and did not have a pulse.READ MORE: Lowell Family Closes On New Home Minutes Before Welcoming New Baby Girl
CPR was soon performed on the minor by Amesbury Paramedics.READ MORE: Massachusetts To Consider Allowing Supervised Drug-Use Sites In Virtual Hearing At Statehouse
The child was then taken to Anna Jacques Hospital in Newburyport, where hospital and ER staff were able to get a pulse. They were then taken to a Boston area hospital.
“There is an investigation underway and more details will be shared with the public at a later date,” said Acting Police Chief Craig Bailey.MORE NEWS: Gov. Baker Calls For Action Towards Ending Nurses' Strike At St. Vincent Hospital
Lake Gardner Beach will stay closed over the next couple days as police continue to investigate the incident.