Unconscious 12-year-old pulled out of Gardner Lake

New London

SALEM, Conn. (WTNH)–Connecticut State Police and CT DEEP responded to a possible drowning at Gardner Lake early Sunday afternoon.

Salem Fire Chief Eugene Maiorano told News 8 an unconscious tween was pulled from Gardner Lake.

An ENCON officer performed CPR until EMS arrived at the scene, CT DEEP said.

The 12-year-old male was then taken to Backus Hospital, DEEP officials said. His condition is not known at this time.

News 8 will update this story as more information comes in.


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