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8-year-old drowns in apartment community pool, sister seriously injured

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

An 8-year-old girl died when when she drowned in a pool at an apartment complex in east Charlotte Sunday evening. The girl's 11-year-old sister was also injured in the incident. 

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, the incident occurred shortly before 6 p.m. at the Vista Villa Apartments in the 6300 block of Montego Drive.

MEDIC said both girls were being treated on scene for life-threatening injuries. Later, police said the 8-year-old was pronounced dead at Carolinas Medical Center-University. 

The 11-year-old was taken to Carolinas Medical Center-Main where her condition is stable. 

Police say no foul play is suspected. Officers say there were over 15 people at the apartment's community pool when the incident occurred. 

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