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3-Year-Old Found in Water Near Breezy Point Resort in Critical

Updated: 07/20/2014 2:49 PM
Created: 07/19/2014 12:46 PM KSTP.com
By: Megan Stewart

A 3-year-old boy is in critical condition Saturday after he was found in the water near the shoreline of Breezy Point Resort near Brainerd.

The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. Friday by the resort's boathouse and marina on Pelican Lake.

Emergency crews were called to the area on a report of a missing child, according to Crow Wing County authorities.

The boy was found unresponsive in the water by family members minutes later, authorities say. He was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center.

He was in critical condition Saturday afternoon, authorities say.

The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office is investigating. At this time, it is unknown how the child ended up in the water, but authorities say foul play is not suspected.

The Breezy Point Police Department was assisted by Crosslake police, North Ambulance and Zone 3 first responders.


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