WAUCONDA, Ill. — Emergency crews are searching Bangs Lake in Wauconda for a 9-year-old reported missing in the water Friday night.
Crews were called to Edgewater Parkway and Monroe Avenue in Wauconda around 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Officials said two boys, ages 9 and 10, were on a paddleboat when they fell into the water. The 10-year-old was pulled from the water by fishermen. A second boy, age 9, is still missing.
Officials said 20 different departments are involved in the search, including 15 divers.
The 10-year-old was taken to the hospital, police said. He was alert and talking.
Around 10 p.m., the effort turned from rescue to recovery.