A 4-year-old child is in the hospital after being pulled from the water at a beach in Winchester on Saturday afternoon.
"Me and my mother was crying," said a woman who witnessed the incident. "It was sad. I could see the kid gasping, his eyes blooshot red."
Another witness said the child was underwater for 10 minutes even though there were adults everywhere.
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"I don't understand it," she said.
The incident occurred around 3 p.m. at Sandy Beach, where an off-duty Revere Police Officer pulled the child from the water. A doctor who happened to be at the beach performed CPR on the child before they were transferred to Revere Hospital.
"He wasn't breathing when I seen him and then the ambulance and then they put the bag on him and they took off with him," said a witness.
There are no lifeguards at the beach.
"If you come to a public place like this with a kid, make sure you pay attention to the kid," said a witness.
The woman said she is keeping the family in her prayers.
"To the mom... my prayers are out there for her and her baby," said a witness.
No update on the victim's condition has been made available.