CHICAGO (CBS) — A woman was rescued from Lake Michigan offshore from downtown Chicago Sunday afternoon.
At 2:26 p.m., police Marine Unit officers were called to the lakefront near Lake Shore and Balbo drives and Grant Park for a person in the water.READ MORE: R. Kelly Found Guilty Of All Counts In Sex Trafficking, Racketeering Trial
Officers pulled the woman – age unknown – out of the water and brought her to shore.
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The Chicago Police Marine Unit responded to a person in the water this afternoon. The victim was safely pulled out of the water and taken to a nearby hospital. #CPDMediaCar #CPDMarineUnit pic.twitter.com/CK5tqDzKtk
— Chicago Police (@Chicago_Police) May 30, 2021
The woman was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for observation in good condition.