3-year-old boy dead after drowning in Tolleson

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The toddler was pulled from the pool and died at the hospital. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) The toddler was pulled from the pool and died at the hospital. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Phoenix police arrived and found the child on the side of the pool, firefighters said. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Phoenix police arrived and found the child on the side of the pool, firefighters said. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
TOLLESON, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A 3-year-old boy died at a hospital Sunday afternoon after drowning in Tolleson, firefighters said.

The drowning was reported around 3 p.m. near 91st Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road, according to the Phoenix Fire Department.

Phoenix police arrived and found the child on the side of the pool, firefighters said.

A police officer immediately began CPR. Firefighters arrived shortly after police and started advanced life support measures.

The boy was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No additional information was immediately available.

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