1 missing in Chicago ‘Playpen’ in Lake Michigan; another was hospitalized in critical condition after he passed out, says CPD

Search for missing person suspended overnight, CPD (WLS) says — Chicago police said one person is missing after entering the water in Chicago’s “Playpen” area of ​​Lake Michigan, while another person is in critical condition after being knocked unconscious.

Police said shortly before 7 p.m. that their naval unit was responding to a report that a person had allegedly fallen from a boat in the “box” near the Jardine Water filtration plant.

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When officers arrived, they started looking for the missing person.

Police also said the Coast Guard brought an unconscious person to shore who had been on a boat. The person was taken to Northwest Hospital in critical condition.

The naval unit searched the lake for the missing person, but the search was suspended for the night.

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Chicago police said the two people were on the same boat. The Coast Guard said the missing person was wearing a red shirt and blue jeans.

No further information has been released.

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