Sat. Jul 20th, 2024

2 year old child rushed to hospital

CLOVIS (KSMX)- A 2-year-old boy pulled from Dennis Chavez Lake on Friday afternoon was resuscitated and rushed to the Clovis hospital.

According to the Eastern New Mexico News, Clovis Fire Department Battalion Chief Joel Gershon said the child was flown to Lubbock at approximately 7:20 p.m. on Friday “in critical, but stable condition”.

Gershon said the child was showing good signs of life after resuscitation, but the next 24 hours will be critical.

According to a police news release said officers responded at 2:14 p.m. to a report of a child not breathing. On arrival, a family member along with a bystander were doing CPR on the child. Officers took over CPR until EMS personnel arrived.

Police said the incident is being investigated by the Special Operations Division of the Clovis Police Department.


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