Boy Almost Drowns In Hotel Pool

Wichita Falls, Texas - At 5:18 p.m. Wednesday, the Wichita Falls Police Department received a call about a four-year-old boy that nearly drowned in a pool at the La Quinta Inn located on Central Freeway.

According to authorities, the boy came in the La Quinta hotel's pool with two family members, aged 14 and 17. They were not staying at the hotel as guests.

The General Manager of the hotel, Grady Spain, told Newschannel 6 that he performed CPR on the boy for about five minutes.

By the time AMR arrived on the scene, the boy was conscious, but was not responsive. The boy was then taken to United Regional to be checked out.