CHICAGO (CBS)– Two people were pulled out of Lake Michigan near Fullerton Drive Sunday morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
A 26-year-old man was taken to AMITA Health St. Joseph Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:32 a.m.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Record Warmth Possible Next 2 Days
He was identified as William Garcia-Ruiz, 26, of the Edgewater neighborhood, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.READ MORE: Illinois Department Of Employment Security Admits To Monthlong Callback Wait Times; State Rep. Says Methods Must Change
The other person, a 35-year-old man, refused medical attention.
This water rescue was just two blocks away from the Lincoln Park South Lagoon, where a man’s body was pulled from the water a day after he jumped in after his dog Saturday night.MORE NEWS: The United Center COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site: An Inside Look
The dog got out of the water successfully, but the man never reemerged to the surface, authorities said.