Boy Nearly Drowns In Longview

A 2-year-old boy remains in critical condition Monday night after nearly drowning in a swimming pool. It happened Sunday night at a barbecue on Wilson Street in Longview.

Police say the boy apparently fell into an above-ground swimming pool. His father got him out and administered CPR.

The boy was taken to Good Shepherd Hospital and later airlifted to LSU Medical Center in Shreveport.

Tracy Watler/Reporting: tracy@kltv.com.