boy, whose family came to the United States just two months
ago from Somalia, drowned here in the swimming pool of his
Awale, a rising sophomore at Como Park High School, was found
about 10 p.m. Saturday at the bottom of the pool.
was taken to Regions Hospital, where he was pronounced dead
about 10:30 p.m.
Dave Anderson said looked out a window and saw something in
the deep end of the pool.
down there right away to check and see what it was,'' he said.
911 immediately, and a friend pulled Awale from the water
and began administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
crews also tried to revive the boy on the pool deck.
was planned by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's office.