4-year-old pulled from Houma pool; remains in critical condition - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

4-year-old pulled from Houma pool; remains in critical condition


A 4-year-old boy remains in critical condition after be rescued from the bottom of a pool in Houma.

Officers say that a young girl discovered the victim at the bottom of the pool and immediately alerted her mother, an off-duty EMT. 

The off-duty paramedic and another individual immediately jumped into the pool and began life-saving measures.

The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office received reports of the incident on Saturday afternoon. Deputies say the incident happened at The Landing Apartments, located on Martin Luther King Blvd.

The child was immediately transported to Terrebonne General Medical Center where he was stabilized. Officials say he remains in critical condition.

An investigation into the incident revealed that the child and his mother were visiting relatives in Houma from California. The child went to the pool area to swim with other family members, police say. The child was not wearing a flotation device.

Officers say foul play is not suspected.

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