VERMILION, Ohio (WJW) – The search continues for a man who went missing while swimming in Lake Erie in Vermilion Wednesday evening.
First responders were called out to Showse Park just after 4 p.m. for three people in the water. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, two people were rescued by police but investigators are still looking for the third.
The Coast Guard station in Lorain was called out to help look for the missing person, a 33-year-old man, who investigators say could still be in the water.
A helicopter from their Detroit air station was helping in the search. Crews from Avon, Amherst and Elyria were also assisting.
The Coast Guard suspended its search around sunset on Wednesday.
Vermilion police say its crews are expected to be back in the morning and say it will likely be a recovery mission.