Boy, 5, drowns at Queens beach, New York City police say

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Posted: Aug 15, 2015 8:48 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 5-year-old boy has drowned at a New York City beach.

The New York Police Department says Ezekiel Gray died Saturday evening after being pulled from the water at Jacob Riis (rees) Park in Queens on the Rockaway Peninsula.

Police say the young Brooklyn boy was unconscious and unresponsive when a lifeguard pulled him from the water around 5 p.m.

He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No other details were immediately released.