Shakopee Swimmer Dies 02 Jul 12

A 17-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a Shakopee lake on Friday. Jason Lewis died at the Hennepin County Medical Center at around 2:30pm Saturday. Scott County Sheriff’s Officials say Lewis was with family and friends at Lake O’ Dowd when he began swimming across the lake and went under water for about 30 minutes. Emergency crews arrived on the scene and located Lewis in about eight-feet of water. He was a student at Shakopee High School.