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Northeast El Paso boy nearly drowns

Published On: Aug 03 2013 08:56:12 PM CDT   Updated On: Jan 15 2014 10:47:54 PM CST

A boy drowns in Northeast El Paso

EL PASO, Texas -

A boy was rushed to the hospital Saturday after he nearly drowns in an apartment complex swimming pool. He is now in stable condition. 

A fire department spokesman said his initial condition was listed as code three. That's the most severe emergency condition.

He was rescued from a pool on the 8700 block of Norton. That's in northeast El Paso. The fire department spokesman tells ABC-7 the boy was between 10-15 years-old.

Rescuers say the boy was playing under water when he stopped coming up for air.


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