Police: 1-year-old drowns in above ground pool in Salisbury

A child drowned in Salisbury, NC this afternoon, according to officials.

Rowan County Deputies received a call to a  possible drowning around 3:00 p.m. Monday. Responders tried to revive the soon to be 2-year-old but they were unsuccessful. 

The child was found face down in an above ground pool behind the parent's home, according to officials. The parents called 911 as soon as they found their child in the pool. 

Rowan County Sheriff's Office will continue to investigate the incident.