JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old boy was in critical condition Tuesday night after he was found unconscious in a swimming pool south of Atlanta.

Clayton County police tell The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  that the incident happened shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday at an apartment complex on Mount Zion Road.

Clayton County police Officer Ashanti Marbury said the first officer to reach the scene assisted a man who was already performing CPR on the boy. She said emergency responders took the boy to a hospital in critical condition.

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Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

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