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Lighthouse Beach closed as crews in Evanston, Illinois, search for missing swimmer in Lake Michigan

Lighthouse Beach closed as crews in Evanston, Illinois, search for missing swimmer in Lake Michigan

Lighthouse Beach closed as crews in Evanston, Illinois, search for missing swimmer in Lake Michigan

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo

Sunday, June 30, 2024 9:54 PM

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EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) — A swimmer went missing Sunday afternoon in Lake Michigan in the northern suburbs, authorities said.

Evanston police and fire officials said two swimmers were rescued at Lighthouse Beach, but a third swimmer is missing.

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Lighthouse Beach is closed and there is a heavy police and fire presence in the area as crews search for the missing swimmer.

The Chicago Fire Department and the U.S. Coast Guard are assisting. The CFD helicopter is on scene and the Evanston Fire Department has deployed a drone.

Officials did not immediately provide further information.

This is a developing story. Check back with ABC7 for updates.

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