Child in critical condition after being hit by baseball in Charlestown

BOSTON (AP) — A 9-year-old boy is being treated at a Boston hospital after paramedics restarted his heart, which stopped when he was hit in the chest by a baseball during a pickup game.

The boy was pitching at a playground field Sunday when he was hit by a line drive.

Medics arrived to the find the boy unconscious and without a pulse.

They gave him CPR and shocked him with a defibrillator to restart his heart.

He was then taken to a hospital in critical condition.




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