(STMW) — One of two men who were pulled from the water at Oak Street Beach Sunday afternoon has died.
Police marine unit crews rescued the two about 6 p.m. from the water near the 1000 block of North Lake Shore Drive, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cooler Weekend Ahead
Paramedics arrived and performed CPR before taking them both to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.READ MORE: Community Leaders Try To Find Home For Mural Dedicated To Murdered Young Activist
Jose Ortega, 35, of the 5700 block of West Waveland was pronounced dead at 6:49 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
The other man, whose age wasn’t immediately available, was listed in fair-to-serious condition.MORE NEWS: Memorial Held For Beloved Barber Gunned Down On The Job In Lawndale
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