Drowning toddler rescued at Juniper pool
Aug 29,2007 00:00 by Cheryl McDermott

Bend Police are investigation a reported near-drowning at the Juniper Swim & Fitness Center on Tuesday afternoon when a boy about three-years-old was pulled unresponsive from the swimming pool, officials said.

Few details were available in a news release prepared by Lt. Ken Mannix, but Bend Police and Bend Fire & Rescue personnel responded to the facility owned and operated by Bend Park & Recreation Metro District at 800 NE 6th Street about 3:45 p.m.  When they arrived, lifeguards on scene had already began CPR, and the child was reportedly breathing before he was transported to St. Charles Medical Center for treatment.

The incident is under investigation, Mannix said, asking anyone who has information about the case to contact police at 541.322.2960.