Iowa Park boy, 7, being treated in Fort Worth following near drowning

Michael Don Ondricek (Photo Courtesy Angie Cobb)
Michael Don Ondricek (Photo Courtesy Angie Cobb)

IOWA PARK, TX (KAUZ) - A child is being treated at Cook Children's Medical Center after a call for a possible drowning Tuesday night.

The Iowa Park Police Chief said officers received a call around 7:31 p.m. Tuesday about a possible drowning at Lake Iowa Park.

When officers arrived on scene they identified the victim to be a 7-year-old boy.

Family members have confirmed the boy to be Michael Don Ondricek.

Newschannel 6 has learned a 17-year-old girl performed CPR on the child until EMT's arrived.

Ondricek was rushed to United Regional in Wichita Falls for treatment and then taken to Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth.

As of Thursday around noon the family said his brain in swelling and they do not know what is going to happen.

On 7:00 p.m. Wednesday he was in stable condition.

The child was put into an induced coma and on a ventilator.

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