Near-drowning, boy pulled from canal waters in Queen Creek

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QUEEN CREEK -- Pinal County Sheriff's Office confirms that they have responded to a near-drowning.

The incident happened in Queen Creek near Laredo Ranch Loop and Alamo.

Reports are that a 4 year old boy was in a canal near the area when he went under the water.

Emergency crews pulled the boy from the water and performed CPR at the scene.

The child was airlifted to Banner Desert Hospital in Mesa.