CHICAGO (STMW) — An intoxicated man was rescued early Thursday after falling into Lake Michigan.

A 31-year-old man was walking along the edge of the lake in the 1300 block of North Lake Shore Drive about 1:30 a.m. when he fell in, said police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines.

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Two passersby rescued him from the water, Gaines said.

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He was taken in “stable” condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Gaines said.

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