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9 months ago

MPD Responds to Near Drowning at South Side Hotel

Milwaukee Police and Fire personnel responded to the Best Western Hotel in the 5000 block of S. Howell Avenue around 11:45 p.m. on December 31 for a possible drowning. A 13-year-old male was observed at the bottom of the pool and when retrieved he was found to be unresponsive. A Good Samaritan trained in CPR started resuscitation efforts until the arrival of first responders. The victim was transferred to a local hospital where he is currently in serious condition. The victim was at the hotel with other family members to celebrate the new year.  Our investigation is ongoing.

 
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