[Updated] Search underway for missing swimmer on Bush Lake in Bloomington

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Media Contact: Edgar Linares, 612-919-5918


Search Underway for Missing Swimmer on Bush Lake [Updated]

Update: The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has recovered the body of the missing swimmer. The identification of the individual will be made by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.

June 29, 2019 (Minneapolis) - The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Water Patrol unit is actively searching for a man reported struggling in Bush Lake in Bloomington.

At 3:31 p.m., Bloomington Police and Fire responded to a call at East Bush Lake Beach after friends reported the 18-year old had not surfaced from the water. The friend told police he and the teenager were swimming toward a dock approximately 100 feet from the beach.

This is an active operation. More information will be shared as it is available.



Look for more news on the Hennepin County Sheriff's website at http://www.hennepinsheriff.org.