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FD: 3-year-old boy found in Gilbert pool, transported to hospital

FD: 3-year-old boy found in Gilbert pool
Posted at 6:09 PM, May 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-24 11:24:44-04

A 3-year-old boy has been transported to the hospital after he was found in a Gilbert pool.

The incident happened at a home near McQueen and Elliot roads around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. 

According to Gilbert Fire and Rescue, the boy’s mother found the child in the pool. Firefighters say the child was not breathing and did not have a pulse when they arrived. 

Gilbert Fire and Rescue said the child was transported to an area hospital. Police said Thursday morning that the child is still receiving medical care.

It is unclear how long the child was in the pool before being discovered. Police are investigating the incident as an accident.   

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