MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a girl was critically injured when she and seven other children were shocked in a backyard pool in central Pennsylvania.

Police in Cumberland County were called to the Silver Spring Township home shortly after 6:30 p.m. Sunday and found an 8-year-old girl outside the pool in cardiac arrest.

Sgt. Jared Huff told PennLive.com that a firefighter managed to revive the girl’s heart with a defibrillator. Huff said she was flown to Penn State Hershey Medical Center, where she remained in intensive care Monday morning.

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He said the other children were shocked but didn’t require medical attention.

Huff said a child outside the pool flipped a switch to turn on a light inside the pool, and officials believe there was some kind of electrical malfunction.

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