CHICAGO (CBS)– One man died and another remains in stable condition and they were pulled from Lake Michigan Saturday afternoon.
According to Chicago Fire officials, the rescue took place at 2800 north Lake Shore Drive, approximately two miles east of the Diversey Harbor
One victim, identified as Jose Rubio, was transported to St. Joseph Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The other victim, a 28-year-old man, was transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital in Stable Condition.
Water rescue 2800 N. LSD, Two (2) patient transported, One (1) Red to St. Joseph, One (1) Green to IMMC. NFI 4-1-8.
— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) July 20, 2019
According to CFD, the victims were on at boat before the incident. Officials said the water conditions were difficult to navigate due to the storm.
CFD addressed the media Sunday and said there were seven or eight water incidents on Sunday. Officials urged boaters and beach-goers to navigate the water with caution and watch for weather conditions.