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2-Year-Old Drowns In Fairfield County Backyard Pool

A 2-year-old child drowned on Charron Street.
A 2-year-old child drowned on Charron Street. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A 2-year-old boy died after being pulled from a swimming pool at a Fairfield County home.

The incident took place around 7:30 p.m. Thursday when Bridgeport Police were called to a home on Charron Street for a drowning, said Av Harris, spokesman for the Bridgeport Police Department.

When officers arrived EMT's were already on performing CPR on the child who was then transported to an area hospital by police escort where he was later pronounced dead, officials said.

An investigation is underway, Harris said.

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