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Shelbyville Man Airlifted After Near Drowing

Last updated on Tuesday, May 29, 2018

(BROOKVILLE) - Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a water related incident where the victim was airlifted to the hospital for further treatment.

At approximately 2:38 p.m. Monday afternoon, officers were contacted about an individual that was removed from the water after being submerged for approximately 15 minutes.

21-year-old Fernando Julian of Shelbyville was located submerged in the water after a brief search was conducted by patrons.

Fernando was removed from the water where CPR was conducted. EMS arrived on scene and continued medical treatment.

Fernando was transported by University of Cincinnati Air Care to their hospital for further medical treatment. He was breathing and conscious at the time he was airlifted.

The investigation is still underway and further information will be provided when available.

Conservation Officers, Blooming Grove Fire Department, Brookville EMS, and Franklin County Deputies were on scene to assist.

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