GARY, Ind. (CBS) — One man drowned, while a lifeguard was able to save a second swimmer, at Lake Street Beach in Gary on Sunday evening.
Two men were spotted struggling in the Lake Michigan waters around 5 p.m., several hundred yards off shore, according to a news release from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.READ MORE: 3 People Shot In North Austin
The lifeguard rescued one man. The other, Julio Cesar Ramos, 20, from Bensenville, Ill., slipped underneath the water and did not resurface.READ MORE: Lollapalooza Now Requiring Masks In Tents And Indoors For All Attendees
Around 8 p.m., the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Aviation Unit spotted the man’s body below the surface of the water. Divers from the Lake County Dive Team recovered the victim in approximately seven feet of water.MORE NEWS: Sprinkler System Floods Skokie Apartment Building While Dousing A Fire
Indiana Conservation Officers and the Lake County Coroner’s office are currently investigating the incident.