LUBBOCK, Texas — A Lubbock 4-year-old will save lives as an organ donor, according to posts on social media. EverythingLubbock.com was able to confirm certain details of the story from a friend of the family.
According to social media posts from family, the boy was rescued from a pool and needed CPR. He was taken to a hospital.
“He was a superhero in life and continues to be one in death as he passes a little bit of himself onto others through organ donation,” a social media post from a family member said.
According to social media, people will line up on the edge of Maxey Park dressed as his favorite superheroes. A specific time for the event was not listed on social media.
A memorial fund was set up for the family. People can donate to a memorial account at the Plains Capital Bank through the Zelle app or by visiting in-person to any Plains Capital Bank location.
After publication of this story, the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office sent a statement:
The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office responded to a possible drowning that occurred at approximately 5:20 p.m. July 2, 2022, in the 3300 block of CR 7630.
Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office and Woodrow Fire Department arrived on scene, where they located a 4-year-old male. The child was transported to Covenant Hospital by EMS.
The investigation is ongoing.