5-year-old girl drowns in Islip
Police say a 5-year-old girl drowned during a block party in Islip.
They say the incident happened at around 7:30 p.m. Saturday at a home on Columbine Avenue.
Officials say the child, Carissa Walker, of Farmingville, was found in a backyard pool.
Witnesses pulled her out of the water and started CPR until help arrived.
The girl was taken to a nearby hospital where she died.