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2-Year-Old In Critical Condition After Near-Drowning In Bridgeport Pool

Bridgeport Police Chief AJ Perez
Bridgeport Police Chief AJ Perez Photo Credit: Meredith Guinness

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A 2-year-old girl was in critical condition after she was pulled from a pool at a Bridgeport home Friday afternoon, according to a city spokeswoman.

The toddler was receiving medical care late Friday afternoon, a city of Bridgeport spokeswoman confirmed.

The girl had a good heart rate after the incident at 2:30 p.m. Friday on May Street, Bridgeport Police Chief AJ Perez told the Connecticut Post.

The girl, who received CPR from a young man at the scene, was first taken to St. Vincent's and was not conscious at the time, Perez told the Post. She was then transferred to Yale-New Haven Hospital, the Post said.

A police investigation was underway at the home, the Post said.

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