A 7-year-old has drowned on Jacksonville's Southside in a gated community pool.

The 7-year-old boy drowned in the Drayton Park gated community. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, the child was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There were people at the pool when the incident occurred. Police are now investigating.

This was the first of what could be three drownings in Jacksonville. After this incident was reported, a father and son were reportedly swept into the Fort George River while fishing.