Coast Guard searching Lake Barre for man who jumped off boat


NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGNO) – On Thursday morning, the Coast Guard announced they are searching for a person in Lake Barre.

The Coast Guard was notified around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17 that a 36-year-old man had jumped off of a boat.

The man reportedly jumped into the water off of a commercial fishing vessel named Miss Sue.

These organizations are involved in the search for the missing person:

  • 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. Check back for updates.

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