UPDATE: News Release From Tyler Police Department:
Emergency Personnel Respond to Near Drowning of Child
Tyler Police, Fire and EMS responded to 628 S. Kennedy around 4:47 p.m. on a report of a two year-old boy, who was discovered floating in an above ground pool located in the backyard.
Family members told police that they were in the process of grilling outside. They were unaware that Noah Weisberg, W/M, had got out into the backyard and into the pool. The grandfather who owns the residence observed his grandson floating in the pool and immediately pulled him out. It’s unknown on the amount of time that Noah was in the pool when he was discovered.
Family members started CPR on the child until emergency personnel arrived on the scene and took over. The child was transported to East Texas Medical Center Hospital and was flown to Children’s Hospital in Dallas.
His mother is employed by the Tyler Police Department as a Dispatcher. She lives at the residence with her parents and her two children.
An update of the condition of Noah will be made available as soon as released by Medical Staff in Dallas.
Tyler,TX — Officials have confirmed there is a 2-year-old child that may have possibly drowned in a pool at 628 Kennedy street near Houston street in Tyler
KFXK crews are on the scene.
KFXK will bring you more details as they become available.