ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) - Authorities in St. Paul, Minn. are investigating a possible drowning on the Mississippi River near Shepard Road early Saturday morning.
Rescue crews were called to the scene just before 1 a.m. after a boater told them his friend went overboard. The Ramsey County sheriff’s office, the Dakota County sheriff’s office and St. Paul police searched the river for hours but were unable to locate the victim.
A sheriff’s official said the person who went overboard was not wearing a life jacket. The search resumed Saturday at 10 a.m.
Crews ask for description of man overboard @ Mississippi River landing from people who appear to be friends/family. pic.twitter.com/NvAxA5Y4zc— Iris Pérez (@IrisPerezFOX9) April 30, 2016
Ramsey County Sheriff's crews searching for man overboard. Reported early this morning. Currently waiting + details. pic.twitter.com/5QJ8lFCBCc— Iris Pérez (@IrisPerezFOX9) April 30, 2016
RCSO water patrol is back on the river looking for a male who went overboard last night.— Ramsey Sheriff (MN) (@RamseySheriff) April 30, 2016