Shakopee Swimmer Critical 30 Jun 12

A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after being pulled from a lake in Shakopee Friday afternoon.  Scott County Sheriff’s Officials say the boy was with family and friends at Lake O’ Dowd when he began swimming across the lake at around 1:45pm and went underwater for about 30 minutes.  Emergency crews arrived on the scene and located the boy in about eight feet of water.  He has since been taken to the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.