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5-year-old boy in critical condition after being found in Phoenix pool

Apr 22, 2024, 7:22 PM | Updated: Apr 23, 2024, 5:32 am

A 2-year-old boy is in critical condition after a drowning incident in a backyard pool in Phoenix o...

A 2-year-old boy is in critical condition after a drowning incident in a backyard pool in Phoenix on April 28, 2024. (Pexels Photo)

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PHOENIX — A 5-year-old boy is in critical condition after a drowning incident in an apartment pool in Phoenix on Monday evening, authorities said.

The child was pulled out of the pool by a family member, who attempted resuscitation efforts before first responders arrived at the apartment near 35th Avenue and Indian School Road around 6:30 p.m., the Phoenix Fire Department said.

The boy was then taken to a hospital.

It was unknown how long the child was in the pool. The incident is being investigated by Phoenix police.

No other information was available.

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5-year-old boy in critical condition after being found in Phoenix pool