Suffolk teen hailed a hero after rescuing boy

? Officials say a Suffolk County teen is being hailed a hero after rescuing a boy from drowning. The incident happened in Huntington Station yesterday

HUNTINGTON STATION - ? Officials say a Suffolk County teen is being hailed a hero after rescuing a boy from drowning. The incident happened in Huntington Station yesterday afternoon.

Cops say 16-year-old Jalen Sair saw the young boy at the bottom of the pool, pulled him out and called 911. According to Newsday, the victim is 11-year-old Chris Walker. Walker?s mom tells Newsday her son was doing well last night at Cohen Children?s Medical Center at LIJ.

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