A 4-year-old autistic boy drowned on a Staten Island seashore when he disappeared throughout a household gathering late Sunday, cops and police sources mentioned.
The boy, from Staten Island, went lacking from the barbecue space at Lincoln Avenue and Father Capodanno Boulevard at Midland Seashore at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, authorities mentioned.
After his mom reported him lacking, responding officers discovered him within the water 15 toes from the shore, floating facedown, based on authorities and the sources.
He was taken to Staten Island College Hospital, the place he was later pronounced useless.
His demise was not instantly thought-about suspicious, based on police sources.
One member of the NYPD’s Emergency Providers Unit who jumped into the water in an try and rescue the boy was taken to the identical hospital as a precautionary measure, police sources mentioned.
The officer was not damage.