Residents rescue 9-year-old boy from pool in Buffalo Grove apartment complex

A quick reaction by residents of a Buffalo Grove apartment complex saved the life of a 9-year-old boy who suffered a possible seizure Saturday while in a community swimming pool.

Buffalo Grove police said residents of the complex in the 1200 block of Johnson Drive jumped into the pool at about 6:05 p.m., pulled the boy out of the water and performed CPR after he suffered a medical crisis.

The boy, who also is a resident of the complex, regained consciousness before police officers and firefighters arrived, police said.

As a precaution, paramedics took the boy to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville for an evaluation.

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