CHICAGO (STMW) — A man pulled from Lake Michigan Sunday afternoon on the North Side has died at an area hospital.
Emergency personnel responded at 2:54 p.m. to Pratt Beach — just east of the 6800 block of North Sheridan Road — and divers pulled a man from the water within minutes, authorities said.READ MORE: At Least 30 People Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence In Chicago, 5 Killed
The man, believed to be in his 30s, was treading water near a pier and witnesses were talking to him when he went under water and disappeared, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Joe Roccasalva said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Warming Trend Continues, Rain Chances Persist
Paramedics initially took the man in critical condition to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office said Sunday night the man has died. His identity was not yet being released.MORE NEWS: Rep. Danny Davis Holds Virtual Townhall Meeting On Reparations And Bill Awaiting Vote In Congress
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