Boy critical after near drowning in Bay Shore pool

According to police, a 6-year-old boy was found unconscious in a backyard pool on Krause Street yesterday.

Officers pulled the boy out and performed CPR before he was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

Officers pulled the boy out and performed CPR before he was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. (8/17/15)

BAY SHORE - Police say a young boy is fighting for his life after nearly drowning in a Bay Shore pool.

According to police, a 6-year-old boy was found unconscious in a backyard pool on Krause Street yesterday.

Officers pulled the boy out and performed CPR before he was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

Police say the boy is from Canada and was visiting relatives at the home.

The boy is now being treated at Cohen's Children Medical Center in New Hyde Park. 

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