29-year-old Oliver man Shaun Stelkia suffered a heart attack and was found face down (unresponsive) in the waters of Wood Lake (north of Kelowna) around 7:15 p.m. Monday.
Witnesses pulled Stelkia from the shallow water and performed CPR until paramedics arrived.
The Lake Country Fire Department says it took approximately 20 minutes of resuscitation until they were able to locate a pulse.
He was then transferred by ambulance to Kelowna General Hospital. He is on life support. His family is with him and asks for prayers.
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