Body of 32-year-old Milwaukee man pulled from lagoon near Lakeshore State Park

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee County medical examiner responded to the lagoon near Lakeshore State Park Wednesday, Aug. 3, after a body was pulled from the water. 

Police identified the victim as a 32-year-old Milwaukee man.

Dive teams were back in the water Wednesday morning along Milwaukee's lakefront, searching for a person who jumped into the water Tuesday night and never resurfaced.

Milwaukee police responded to the lagoon just off the shore from the Summerfest grounds and Discovery World around 8:20 p.m. Tuesday night.

They say several people jumped into the water to go for a swim, but one person was struggling and went under. 

After a more than two-hour search, the victim was not located. The search resumed Wednesday morning.

Milwaukee police are investigating. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

This is a developing story. Stick with CBS 58 for updates on-air and online.

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