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14-179 Deputies Respond To A Near Drowning In Indian Rocks Beach

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
-Patrol Operations Bureau

Dominic A. Cicco  (Near Drowning Victim)
DOB: 9/30/2010
Address: 6512 Man-O-War Trail, Tallahassee

Vincent Cicco (Father of Victim)
DOB: 6/19/72
Address: 6512 Man-O-War Trail, Tallahassee

Riley Cooper (Rescuer)
DOB: 8/30/2002
Address: 506 North Daniel Street, Plant City

Deputies responded to a near drowning in Indian Rocks Beach. The 3 1/2-year-old victim has been taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies responded to the near drowning at about 3:53 p.m. on Thursday July 17, 2014.

The incident occurred at the Holiday Inn near Jimmy Guanas restaurant located at 401 2nd Street Indian Rocks Beach.

Deputies responded to the near drowning at approximately 3:53 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the Holiday Inn near Jimmy Guanas restaurant located at 401 2nd Street Indian Rocks Beach.

According to deputies, the 3-year-old victim, identified as Dominic A. Cicco was swimming in the hotel pool with his father when another child nearby noticed Dominic unresponsive in the water. 11-year-old Riley Cooper assisted in pulling Dominic from the water and nearby adults administered CPR and 9-1-1 was called.

Dominic was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The near drowning does appear to be accidental and no charges are pending at this time.

The investigation continues.

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