2 kids pulled from Lake Nokomis, taken to hospital
Two children were pulled from Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis on Monday afternoon.
The Minneapolis Fire Department said one child was 11 years of age, the other was 8. Both were originally unconscious and didn’t have a pulse after being pulled from the water shortly after 3 p.m.
CPR was started on both boys, and the 11-year-old child eventually regained a pulse and was breathing, the department said.
Both boys were taken to a hospital and remained in critical condition Monday night.
No other details were immediately available.
No further information on the children’s status at this time.— Minneapolis Fire (@MinneapolisFire) September 6, 2021
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Editor’s note: The original version of this story listed the children’s ages as 11 and 12 or 13, according to information from the Minneapolis Fire Department. It has since been updated based on newer information from the department.