Authorities Search for Person in Lake Michigan

Authorities are searching for a missing person in the water of Lake Michigan late Sunday afternoon, according to the Chicago Fire Department. 

Shortly after 3 p.m., fire officials confirmed that personnel were on the scene at North Avenue and Lake Shore Drive, attempting to locate a person in the water. 

Emergency personnel from the Coast Guard and Marine Unit were able to pull one 46-year-old man from the water, according to the Fire Department. He was taken to Presence St. Joseph Hospital in good condition, according to police. 

However, authorities continue to search for one more person, a 33-year-old man, missing in the water. Police said both men jumped off a boat, but no further information on the victims or any other passengers was immediately available.

There was a large presence from the Chicago Fire Department, including a helicopter in the air, at the site of the active search mission. 

Check back for updates on this developing story. 

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