UPDATE: Tuesday, September 17, 2013
A child is still hospitalized after being pulled from a southwest Wichita pond Monday morning.
This morning, Wichita Police said the 17-month-old boy left his grandparents' house yesterday through a dog door. They were unaware that he had left. From there, he managed to get into a pond in the backyard of the home, located in the 5100 block of South Madison.
He was later pulled from the water in critical condition and remains hospitalized.
Monday, September 16, 2013
A child is in serious condition after being pulled from a pond in south Wichita.
Fire crews responded to the 5100 block of South Madison around 7:40 Monday morning. That's in the area of 47th Street South and Hydraulic.
A 17-month-old boy was pulled from a small pond in the backyard of a home. He was not breathing, but rescue crews were able to resuscitate him at the scene. He was then taken to a Wichita hospital in serious condition.
According to a family member, the child was staying at his grandparents' home.
We have a crew on scene tracking the story. Check back for updates.