A 2-year-old girl drowned at a swimming pool in the backyard of a southwest Houston home on Tuesday, police said.

Houston firefighters responding to a reported drowning of girl in southwest Houston just after 1 p.m. Tuesday at home in the 5700 block of South Braeswood Boulevard.

Officials say the toddler was transported to a nearby hospital while paramedics administered CPR en route.

The Houston Police Department confirmed the toddler died.

Stay with KHOU.com for more details on this developing story as they become available.