CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was pulled from the water Monday evening from a beach in Evanston.
The Evanston Fire Department said the Clark Street Beach near the Northwestern University campus was closed, and lifeguards were trying to get people out of the water with the help of police, when they noticed somebody was not swimming properly around 8:30 p.m.READ MORE: Lightfoot, Arwady: Masks Are Needed Indoors For Now Amid Rising COVID-19 Delta Variant Cases, But Vaccines Work, And It's Time To Get Vaccinated Now
“I saw some shorts under the water, I reported in, and I pulled him out for the EMS to work on him,” said witness Josh Martin.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Sunny And Dry With A Gradual Warmup
The lifeguard and fire department got him out.
The fire department said its first responders started CPR and took the man to local hospital.MORE NEWS: At Least 4 People Killed, 41 Wounded In Gun Violence In Chicago So Far This Weekend
The man’s condition and further details were not immediately available.