Texas boy reportedly drowns while taking shower

The boy’s grandfather found him unresponsive in the tub

An investigation is underway after a child drowned while taking a shower inside a southwest Houston home, according to police. (KPRC)

A 9-year-old boy in Houston reportedly drowned while taking a shower on Saturday night.

KPRC, KSAT’s sister station in Houston, reported that the boy’s grandfather found him unresponsive in the tub at his home on the city’s southwest side.

Police officers arrived to find the man performing CPR on the boy, police told the television station.

He was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Police said they are investigating what led to the child’s drowning.

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