Coast Guard searching for 36-year-old man in waters of Lake Barre
NEW ORLEANS — On Thursday morning, the Coast Guard began searching for a person in the waters of Lake Barre, Louisiana.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report around 9 p.m. Wednesday evening, stating that a 36-year-old male had jumped from a commercial fishing vessel called Miss Sue and landed in the water.
Multiple agencies are involved in the search and rescue, including, Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 24-foot Rescue Boat-Small boat crew, Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter aircrew, Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
This is a developing story and will be updated as officials proceed with their search.