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WEDDINGTON, N.C. -- A 5-year-old boy is in the hospital after he nearly drowned in a pool Wednesday afternoon.

Someone who spotted the boy in the water performed CPR. Emergency responders took over when they arrived at the scene.

The boy was airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center. His condition is not known at this time.

Police are investigating the accident but say it appears to be accidental.

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