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2-year-old dies after being pulled from Laveen pool

The near-drowning happened at a house near Southern and 67th avenues Monday, but the boy died at the hospital.

PHOENIX — A toddler has died after he was rushed to a hospital Monday afternoon after being pulled out of a pool in Laveen.

Phoenix firefighters said the 2-year-old boy was discovered by family members, but it’s unclear how long he was underwater.

The boy died at the hospital, officials said. 

The near-drowning happened at a house near Southern and 67th avenues, according to the Phoenix Fire Department. 

First-responders rushed the boy to a children’s hospital where authorities said he was initially in extremely critical condition.

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