CHICAGO — A 14-year-old boy drowned in a pool at McKinley Park this afternoon, fire officials said.
Lifeguards attempted to rescue the boy and pulled him out of the pool at about 2:40 p.m., said Officer Veejay Zala, a police spokesman.
The boy was transported to Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:22 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.
Officials identified the teen as Christopher Bowen, of the 3700 block of South Rockwell Street.
A spokesperson for the Chicago Park District did not immediately respond to a request for comment.