Erie Police investigating reported near drowning incident; two-year old flown to Pittsburgh hospital

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Erie Police are investigating a reported near drowning in the city tonight.

Calls for a drowning victim went out around 4:45 p.m. in the 2000 block of Oneida Street.

According to Erie County 911, the victim went into cardiac arrest. Erie County 911 also saying the caller said the child was found in a pool in the back of the residence.

The child is a month shy of turning three years old and has been flown to a hospital in Pittsburgh, according to Erie Police.

Erie firefighters and EmergyCare also responded to the scene.

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