Boy in critical condition after pool accident

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COLONIE, NY – At 6:50 p.m. this evening, the Colonie Police Department and the Colonie EMS Department were called to 216 Wolf Road, The Homewood Suites, for a swimming accident. 

Colonie Police Officers and EMS Personnel began CPR on a 9-year-old male who was in cardiac arrest. The victim was transported to Albany Medical Center by Colonie EMS. The victim resides in Albany. His condition is listed as critical at this time.

The victim was at the hotel celebrating an acquaintance's birthday and was using the indoor pool at the hotel. Supervising adults reported last seeing the victim in the shallow end of the pool. Other children who were swimming realized the victim was in distress and removed him from the pool and summoned for help.

The investigation into this matter is ongoing.

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