Young man hospitalized after nearly drowning in the Wolf River - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Young man hospitalized after nearly drowning in the Wolf River

LONG BEACH, MS (WLOX) -

A young man is fighting for his life at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport after he was pulled from the Wolf River in Long Beach.

Harrison County Fire Chief Pat Sullivan said it is unclear exactly what landed the young man in the situation, but he had to be pulled out of the water by a bystander, who started performing CPR until first responders could arrive.

Firefighters and Harrison County Sheriff’s deputies started advanced life support once they arrived on the scene. He was later taken to the hospital for treatment.

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