Child nearly drowns in Seminole pool

- Pinellas County detectives are investigating a near-drowning incident that happened at a home.

Deputies responded to the call on 92nd Avenue North just before 3:00 p.m. Saturday.

Officials said the male child, identified as 6-year-old Matthew Dixon, fell in the pool while playing with water guns.

He was pulled from the pool and his mother performed CPR until emergency crews arrived, deputies said.

Dixon suffered life-threatening injuries. He was taken to Largo Medical Center, then flown to All Children's Hospital.


 

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