CHICAGO (CBS) — A teenage boy drowned in Lake Michigan offshore from Waukegan Municipal Beach this past weekend.
Around 6:25 p.m. Sunday, the Waukegan police and fire departments were sent to the beach for a report of a drowning. Upon arriving, they found the teen had already been removed form the water and was unconscious and not breathing.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Snow Showers Return, Colder Temps During The Week
The teen was taken to Vista Medical Center East, where he was pronounced dead.READ MORE: PAWS Pet Of The Week: Nelly
He was identified as Jesus Garcia, 16, of Park City, and the Lake County Coroner’s office said he drowned.
A GoFundMe has been set up for Jesus’ family’s funeral expenses.MORE NEWS: Man Dies After Brighton Park Shooting
A man also drowned offshore from the Pratt Boulevard pier in Rogers Park this weekend, and the Evanston Fire Department also rescued three men from the lake in two separate incidents.