Child remains in critical condition after near drowning in pool

Posted by: Shawn Herndon -

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Lake Charles Police report that around noon today, a 3 year old nearly drowned in a pool at Fifth Avenue Apartments on 5th Ave in Lake Charles.

Investigators say the child was playing outside with his siblings and fell in the pool.

A neighbor recovered the boy from the bottom of the pool.

He was rushed to a local hospital and remains in critical condition at this time.

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