Child rescued from 7 Lakes State Park by retired paramedic

Oakland County Sheriff's Office says boy, a Flint resident, is expected to be OK

Published On: Jul 05 2012 12:36:27 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 05 2012 02:09:38 PM EDT

A 4-year-old boy was rescued from a near drowning Wednesday afternoon by a retired paramedic, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office said.

In a statement about the incident, the office said the boy was pulled from the water at 7 Lakes State Park in Holly Township and given CPR and rescue breaths by the paramedic who was in the area.

The boy, a Flint resident, was rushed to the hospital, where he is in good condition.