HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A man was taken to a local hospital Tuesday after nearly drowning at Hollywood gym.
Paramedics were sent to LA Fitness gym, 1628 N. El Centro Ave., at 9:47 a.m., Los Angeles Fire Department officials said.READ MORE: Homeless Encampment Cleanup Underway In Azusa Riverbed
“I walked outside and there were two ladies screaming in the swimming pool, and I saw an old man kind of floating so I dove in and retrieved him,” Scott Berton said.READ MORE: NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Sexually Harassed Multiple Women, Attorney General Finds
Berton said he administered CPR until authorities arrived.
The man was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.MORE NEWS: Commission To Review How LAPD Handled Echo Park Protests
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