Michael Jackson Hospitalized; Not Breathing
06/25/2009 AT 05:25 PM EDT
Paramedics arrived at the Los Angeles home of the 50-year-old King of Pop shortly before 12:30 p.m., Fire Department Capt. Steve Ruda tells the Los Angles Times. Jackson wasn't breathing and the paramedics performed CPR, Ruda says.
He was taken by ambulance to the hospital, which was just two minutes away.
"His mother is on her way to the hospital now to check in on him," Jackson's father, Joe Jackson, tells E! from his home in Las Vegas. "I am not sure what's wrong. I am waiting to hear back from them."