LITTLETON, Colo. (KDVR) — A young teenage boy was rescued by the West Metro Fire Rescue dive team after falling through ice on Crystal Lake and was taken to the hospital, West Metro Fire Rescue said.

According to rescue officials, two girls and another boy that fell through the ice are ok after nearby residents pulled them out of the water.

“They were closer to the shore and pulled out by neighbors who used hoses, extension cords and ropes,” WMFR said.

According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, a father was shocked with a Taser stun gun when he was rushing to the water and taken into temporary custody.

  • 4 children fell into icy water of Crystal Lake in Roxborough Park on Tuesday
  • 4 children fell into icy water of Crystal Lake in Roxborough Park on Tuesday
  • West Metro Fire Rescue dive team rescued young teenage boy from icy water
  • 3 children were pulled out of icy water by nearby neighbors
  • 4 children fell into icy water, 1 rescued by West Metro Fire Rescue
  • 4 children fell into icy water, 1 rescued by West Metro Fire Rescue
  • 4 children fell into icy water of Crystal Lake in Roxborough Park on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022.

The Sheriff’s Office said it was concerned he would interfere with the treatment of the child. The father was released and went to the hospital with the child and the mother.

No information had been given on the conditions of the children.

FOX31’s Shaul Turner spoke with neighbors who rushed to help the children from the icy lake. Read more here.