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1 Boy Rescued, Another Still Missing In Wauconda Water Rescue

April 19, 2019 - 10:19 pm

WAUCONDA (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- One boy was rescued and another was still missing after they fell into a lake in northwest suburban Wauconda.

The two boys became distressed and fell from a paddleboat about 7:20 p.m. in Bangs Lake, Wauconda police said in a statement.

A nearby fisherman heard screaming and was able to pull out a 10-year-old boy from the water, police said.

About 10 p.m., the Wauconda Fire District switched from a rescue effort to a recovery operation regarding the missing 9-year-old boy, police said.

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