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Citizen Journalist sends in pictures of Near Drowning

April 14, 2009

A three year old child was pulled out of a pool in the city of Maricopa last week.

The child was taken to MCC hospital and treated as a precaution.

At the scene of the drowning was Citizen Journalist Howard Waggner. Mr Waggner took some digital photos and contact 12 News on Twitter. We asked him to email the photos to

In the attached video clip you can see how Mr. Waggner contributed to the coverage of the story on our 10pm news.

12 News is always open for contributions from Citizen Journalists in our community. If you see an event in your area and would like to contribute video, pictures or information you can contact us on Twitter, Facebook or email us at


Reproduced with permission from:
The Arizona Republic
Eric Watson
©Copyright 2009 Arizona Republic

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