Young child almost drowns in apartment pool

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

PHOENIX -- A young child was rushed to the hospital in critical condition Wednesday after nearly drowning in an apartment pool.

Authorities said a 3-year-old boy was swimming near 27th Avenue and Maryland with other children when the incident occurred.

It’s not known if any adults were supervising the kids. When the child was eventually pulled from the water he wasn’t breathing.

He was taken to Phoenix Children’s Hospital for treatment.

Police continue to investigate the incident.