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1 man sent to hospital after being rescued off Milwaukee's South Shore Beach

Posted at 8:01 PM, Jul 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-29 00:25:06-04

MILWAUKEE — Authorities rescued two people in the water Wednesday evening near South Shore Beach in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood.

Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that witnesses called 911 around 7:17 p.m. to report they saw a man and woman in distress off South Shore Park.

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Both were at least partially submerged in Lake Michigan and held onto the side of a boat, the office says.

Milwaukee police officers arrived in boats and pulled the two people from the water.

The 53-year-old man was brought to Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, where his condition is unknown, the sheriff's office says. The woman did not require hospitalization.

The two people are not being identified at this time.

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