9-Month-old critical following near drowning in Phoenix

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PHOENIX – A baby is in critical condition following a near drowning incident at a Phoenix apartment.

Police say a 9-month-old baby boy is fighting for his life after nearly drowning in a bathtub Thursday just before 5 p.m. near 23rd Avenue and Glenrosa.

Officers say the child was being bathed by his mother when she called emergency crews to report the baby had stopped breathing.

CPR was performed on the child before being taken to the hospital. He is listed in serious condition.