Man, 77, critical after suffering medical emergency on Lake Michigan

SHARE Man, 77, critical after suffering medical emergency on Lake Michigan
ambulance_generic_3.jpg

Sun-Times file photo

A 77-year-old manis in critical condition after suffering a medical emergencyWednesday morning on a fishing boat on Lake Michigan near north suburban Lake Forest.

At 11:38 a.m., fire crews were sentto a Lake Forest boat launch to assist the U.S. Coast Guard with a medical emergencyon a 47-foot private fishing boat, according to the Lake Forest Fire Department.

First responders found the experiencinga cardiac emergency on the fishing board, the fire department said. Hewas transferred to a U.S. Coast Guard boat, where he went into sudden cardiac arrest.

FirstrespondersperformedCPR until he could be takenby ambulanceto Lake Forest Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, the department said.

The Latest
The man, 57, was attacked about 2:20 a.m. in the 3500 block of West Pershing Road, Chicago police said.
She’s usually not a heavy drinker, but when offered a sample of single malt scotch or Kentucky bourbon, she gulps it like wine and starts acting intoxicated.
Now that the jury has been selected, opening statements will start in R. Kelly’s second Chicago trial
With the 11-inning victory, the Cubs are now 5-11 in extra-inning games.