Near drowning injures one year old child

Erie, PA - A reported near drowning sends a one-year-old child to the hospital.

Erie Police and firefighters were called to a house in the 400 block of West 8th Street just after 8 o'clock Tuesday evening.  Reports from the scene identified the victim as a one-year-old boy who was rushed to UPMC Hamot in cardiac arrest.  According to Erie police, the child was in a bathtub and has been flown to a Pittsburgh hospital.

Police say two men who were at the house were being questioned at the police department.
A third person who was there, a woman, went to the hospital.

There's no word on the child's condition at this hour.
 


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