Good Samaritans save 9-year-old boy who nearly drowned in deep end at public city pool

A drowning was avoided in Bayonne, thanks to good Samaritans.

News 12 Staff

Jul 18, 2022, 9:59 AM

Updated 695 days ago

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A drowning was avoided in Bayonne, thanks to good Samaritans.
The incident happened shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday at the 16th Street city pool.
A 9-year-old boy nearly drowned after he went into the deep end of the pool.
One swimmer pulled the boy out of the water, while another person performed CPR. They were able to revive the boy.
An ambulance took the 9-year-old to Bayonne Hospital, but the police captain says it was just out of precaution.


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