INDIAN ROCKS BEACH – A 3-year-old who almost drowned in a hotel pool on Indian Rocks Beach was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries Thursday afternoon.
Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call about a near drowning at the Holiday Inn near Jimmy Guana’s restaurant, 401 Second St. in Indian Rocks Beach, about 3:53 p.m. July 17.
According to deputies, Dominic A. Cicco of Tallahassee was swimming in the hotel pool with his father, Vincent Cicco, 42, when another child nearby noticed that Dominic was unresponsive in the water. 11-year-old Riley Cooper, 11, of Plant City assisted in pulling Dominic from the water and nearby adults administered CPR and 911 was called.
Deputies said the near drowning appears to be accidental and no charges were pending.