Omaha police have identified him as Demariont’e Brown-Elliot.
Police say Brown-Elliot attended Nathan Hale Magnet Middle School and was in the swimming pool for physical education class. It was toward the end of the period and the children were given free time to swim. Other students noticed that Brown-Elliott was not responsive and he was immediately pulled from the pool. School staff started CPR and that continued until the rescue squad arrived.
Brown-Elliot was taken to Immanuel Hospital in extremely critical condition.