- Associated Press - Saturday, June 28, 2014

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A 4-year-old boy has drowned in a backyard swimming pool in Caddo Parish.

According to the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, the boy was found unconscious Friday in the swimming pool at a home on Dayton Road, where a family gathering was taking place.

KSLA-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1sMOUPH ) deputies and Fire District #1 were called to the home after the boy was found unresponsive in the above-ground pool.

People at the home and firefighters reportedly performed CPR before the child was transported by Life Air Rescue to University Health, where he later died.

The child’s name has not been released.


Information from: KSLA-TV, https://ksla.com

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