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Teen drowns in Sheyenne River

A man drowned Monday when trying to save a distressed swimmer. (MGN)
A man drowned Monday when trying to save a distressed swimmer. (MGN)(WJHG)
Published: May. 28, 2020 at 9:19 AM CDT
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A teenager is dead after drowning in the Sheyenne River.

The West Fargo Police Department received the call of someone drowning a little after 6:30 on Wednesday night.

The victim was being pulled from the water by bystanders when police arrived on the scene.

Police performed CPR on the 14-year-old boy, who left the scene in Cardiac Arrest and was taken to a local hospital.

He was pronounced dead on Thursday morning.

Due to the age of the victim, no further identification will be released at this time.

This incident remains under investigation.

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