Teenager in Critical Condition after Near Drowing

On Thursday, July 31st, around 6:55 p.m. Elba Police responded to a residence on Pine Cove Street, about a possible drowning.

When officers arrived, they observed a 17-year-old male laying on the ground beside with another person, performing CPR. The officer took over CPR and continued until Coffee County EMS arrived on the scene.

The teenager was transported to Medical Center Enterprise and later transferred to Birmingham, Ala. As of 9:30 a.m. on Friday, August 1st he is listed in critical condition in ICU.

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