CHICAGO (STMW) — Firefighters rescued a male from Lake Michigan early Thursday in the North Side Uptown neighborhood.

The male was pulled out of the water in the 5100 block of North Simonds Drive at 4:10 a.m., police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

The male climbed out of the water using a ladder with the assistance of firefighters, Greer said.

He was hospitalized at Weiss Memorial Hospital, Greer said.

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