An alcohol brawl involving dozens at a California water park on Sunday sparked after two families got into a confrontation over a beach towel, police said.
The brawl left one person in critical condition and closed business operations for the rest of the day, police said.
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Police respond to raging waters, water park located in Sacramento, CA.:28. Christopher Neves, 35, of Modesto, was found unconscious and heartless, officials said.
The Paramedics performed CPR on Neves and regained their heart activity. He was taken to a nearby hospital for coma, according to Fox8.
Everest Robillard, chief of the Cal Expo Police Department, said officers had split a fight between about 40 people. Two families, each with about 1
"It started with a beach towel and then escalated to verbal insults and obscene words – one family is angry over obscene words in front of children," Robillard tells the newspaper. "The next thing we know, it became physical."
Robillard said alcohol was involved. One witness described someone breaking a chair over another person's head during a fight, Sacramento reported. It was unclear how Neves was injured and whether anyone was accused of the incident.
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The water park is closed for the rest of the day and guests are escorted from the premises. The investigation is ongoing.