suburban police Chicago city I saved a child who was drowning in an icy pond on Wednesday.
The 9-year-old fell into an icy storage pond Wednesday around 4:30 p.m. while trying to get a soccer ball, according to Aurora Police Department. When the officers arrived at the scene, they saw that an adult woman had also entered the pool to save the child from drowning.
Officials said in a Facebook post that officers entered the pond, rescued both the woman and the child, and brought them back to the grounds.
The 9-year-old was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries after the accident, as well as two police officers who rescued the child in the pond.
All individuals have been released from area hospitals.
In the body camera video released by the police department, the officers can be seen using a water rescue kit to bring both the child and adult back to land, while two officers went into the water.
In an interview released by the police department, the mother of the drowned child said she thought “her son wouldn’t be here” when she saw it He is drowning.
The mother said, “I want to thank everyone who saved him.”