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Sources: Child seriously injured after near-drowning in back yard pool

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WEDDINGTON, NC (WBTV) -

A child is in critical condition at the hospital after a near-drowning at a home in Weddington, according to sources.

The incident happened around 1 p.m. Wednesday at a home on Foggy Glen Place in the Highgate community.

Deputies say the child was found in a pool in the back yard of the home by other children who at the residence. One person began CPR before deputies arrived.

Those deputies then continued performing CPR until EMS arrived at the scene.

The child was taken to Carolinas Medical Center in Waxhaw before being flown to Charlotte. Officials said the child was unresponsive at that time.

The child's name and age has not been released.

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