NEW: Man and juvenile critically injured at Joe Pool Lake
The Grand Prairie Fire Department is investigating a swimming incident at Joe Pool Lake that critically injured two individuals.
At 6:35pm, Grand Prairie FD/EMS and Police responded to the swimming area of Lynn Creek Park for two people who went under the water and did not resurface. The Grand Prairie Public Safety Dive Team conducted a search of the area and quickly located the bodies of two individuals in the water. Life-saving measures were administered on both victims and continued as Grand Prairie paramedics transported them to local hospitals.
The 39-year-old man and 17-year-old male are in critical condition.
Both swimmers were not wearing life jackets.
As the lake season continues, Grand Prairie Fire Department urges anyone in or near the water to wear life vests or personal flotation devices, especially when swimming.