UPDATE: A local high school basketball player passed away on Wednesday after playing a game at the Boys & Girls Club, according to his coach.

Coach E'Jay Ward tells Channel 3, Javon Craddock, a sophomore at Tyner Academy, stopped playing and asked for a drink of water when he suddenly passed away.

Ward says Craddock showed no signs that anything was wrong and had no known health conditions.

A spokesperson for the Chattanooga Police Department says a officers responded to a medical emergency at the Boys & Girls Club on Wednesday.

The spokesperson says the juvenile was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

No other information was released by the police department.

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ORIGINAL STORY: Chattanooga police say a child had a medical emergency Wednesday at the Boys and Girls Club.

Details are limited at this time.

A CPD spokesperson says the child was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

The child's condition is unknown.

No other information has been released.

Stay with the WRCB app for updates to this developing story.