A 2-year-old boy died after he fell "possibly 40 feet” out of a window of an apartment building in Takoma Park on Sunday, officials say.
The child was rushed to a hospital after falling from a third-floor window in the 700 block of Ethan Allen Avenue in Takoma Park at about 1:30 p.m., a Montgomery County fire department spokesman said.
Officials told News4 the window's screen gave way.
When medics arrived, they found people trying to care for the little boy. Medics took the boy to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Takoma Park police are investigating how the fall occurred. Police said the boy was at home with family at the time. Additional information was not immediately released.
Stay with NBC Washington for more details on this developing story.