07/18/2012 09:30 EDT | Updated 09/17/2012 05:12 EDT

9-year-old boy pulled from water at Wasaga Beach

Ontario Provincial Police say a nine-year-old boy was pulled from the water at Wasaga Beach.

The boy had disappeared at about 4 p.m. and was discovered in the water at about 6 p.m. after a search of both land and sea involving marine units and a provincial helicopter.

Paramedics began performing CPR on the boy, including use of a defibrillator, and transported the boy to hospital. Police had no immediate word on whether he survived.

Police are conducting interviews to try to determine what happened.