Boy, 3, critical after being pulled from pool

DULUTH, Ga. — Authorities say a 3-year-old boy was in critical condition late Sunday after he was pulled from the bottom of a swimming pool outside Atlanta.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that firefighters were called to the Menlo Creek apartments on Satellite Boulevard in the Duluth area around 8:30 p.m.

Gwinnett County fire Capt. Eric Eberly said the boy's relatives were performing CPR on the boy when firefighters arrived.

Eberly said the relatives reported that the boy was found in the bottom of the apartment complex swimming pool while family members were cooking nearby.

Eberly said the boy, whose name wasn't released, was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center in critical condition.

 

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