SHIRLEY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A 4-year-old boy drowned Saturday night in a swimming pool at a backyard barbecue in Shirley, Long Island.
Justin McConville was found at the bottom of a 4-foot above-ground pool at 7:11 p.m., police said. The boy was pulled from the pool, and the family started to perform CPR until an ambulance arrived.READ MORE: NYC Gun Violence: Mass Shooting On Corona Sidewalk Among More Than A Dozen Weekend Incidents
Justin was rushed to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue, where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: 4-Year-Old Boy Injured When Bullet Flies Through Window On Long Island
The barbecue was being hosted by friends of the boy’s mother at 44 Alcolade Dr. EastMORE NEWS: Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 2 Women Hours Apart In Brooklyn
Police are investigating.