Man dies after falling into Lake Michigan near Diversey Harbor

Luis Davila, 43, was with a group of people near the 2600 block of North Cannon Drive when he slipped and fell into the water early Wednesday.

SHARE Man dies after falling into Lake Michigan near Diversey Harbor
CFD_03.JPG

Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

A man died after being pulled from Lake Michigan near Diversey Harbor early Wednesday.

Luis Davila, 43, was with a group of people near the 2600 block of North Cannon Drive when he slipped and fell into the water about 5 a.m., Chicago police and fire officials said.

He did not resurface and firefighters pulled him out shortly after they arrived, police said. He was transported to Illinois Masonic Medical Center and pronounced dead.

No other details were available.

At least 33 other people have drowned in Lake Michigan so far this year, according to the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project, which tracks drownings.

The Latest
Emergency crews responded to a call of a person shot about 12:50 p.m. inside CPD’s Ogden District station, Chicago fire spokesman Larry Merritt said.
The Bears would like to see Fields give pass plays a little more time to develop, but that’s difficult when they’re allowing the second-most pressure in the NFL.
The guard is just one game shy of his 100th with the franchise.
The filmmakers used a small drone equipped with a GoPro camera to fly through the nooks and crannies of Wrigley Field and the neighboring area.