Boy, 4, drowns in backyard pool in northwest valley

A 4-year-old boy drowned Friday afternoon in a backyard pool in the northwest valley.

Las Vegas Fire Department spokesman Tim Szymanski said first responders were called to a home about 4:45 p.m. on the 5400 block of Irish Springs St., near Ann Road and Durango Drive.

Szymanski said CPR was performed on the child who was unconscious. He was transported to Centennial Hills Hospital where he died.