Search for Missing Swimmer on Padre Island Continues
U.S. Coast Guard Using Air and Boat Assets in Search
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Corpus Christi Fire Department, Police Department, U.S. Coast Guard, and Flour Bluff Fire Department continue to search for a missing swimmer on Padre Island.
Fire Chief Robert Rocha said last night around 8:00 p.m., dispatchers received a 911 emergency call for a drowning near Beach Marker 203 and Zahn Road. An 18-year-old male was swimming with his 16-year-old brother when the older male went missing.
Coast Guard crews are using a helicopter and boat to search the water and beach shoreline.