Off-duty officer revives drowned child - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Off-duty officer revives drowned child

A Tyler, TX police officer saved a young boy's life, Friday, by performing CPR when the child was found at the bottom of a pool.

Officer Jimmy Turner was off duty and attending the birthday party for a three year-old. During the party the residents discovered the child at the bottom of the pool. Family members were able to bring the child to the surface, but found he had stopped breathing.

Officer Turner began to perform CPR and was able to revive the child who began breathing on his own. The child was transported to Mother Frances Hospital where he was reported to be awake and speaking. The child was then flown to Children's Hospital in Dallas as a precaution.

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