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Child pulled from Gilbert pool taken to hospital in critical condition

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Posted at 8:08 PM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-24 23:29:29-04

GILBERT, AZ — A two-year-old child was taken to the hospital Friday evening in critical condition after being pulled from a Gilbert pool.

Firefighters say the incident happened at a home near Higley and Riggs roads around 6:45 p.m.

The child was pulled out of the water without a pulse and CPR was started before the child was taken to a nearby hospital, firefighters say

It's believed the child was unaccounted for, for at least 15 minutes before being pulled from the pool by family.

Officials say there is a fence around the pool but it's unknown how the child gained access.

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