EBRSO: Small child hospitalized after possible near-drowning is breathing, has pulse

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Rescuers responded to a call of a possible near-drowning in Baton Rouge's Shenandoah neighborhood Wednesday night.

Paramedics were called to the scene in the 16000 block of Fort Jackson Street and transported a patient, believed to be 2-years-old, to a hospital.

A spokeswoman with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said the small child that was taken to the hospital is breathing and has a pulse.

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