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Police investigating toddler near-drowning incident

By Rebecca Lewis. CREATED May 24, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police are investigating the near-drowning of a two-year-old boy in a family pool on Saturday.

Both police and the fire department responded to the call. It happened around 1:50 p.m. near Washington and Eastern avenues.

The child was not breathing, and was cold to the touch. The boy was taken to UMC and now has a heartbeat and is on a ventilator.

During the investigation, police found that a family member was watching the toddler. The person lost track of the toddler and found them in the family pool.  

The abuse and neglect unit is conducting an investigation.

Action News will update this story once more information has been received.

Rebecca Lewis

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Rebecca Lewis is currently an Interactive Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.