Search for missing swimmer underway in South Padre Island
A rescue effort is underway on South Padre Island for a missing swimmer.
Lt. Daniel Ippolito of the US Coast Guard SPI confirms that a search has begun for a PIW (person in water) in the waters off of Sea Breeze Condominiums on South Padre Island.
According to his relatives, 26-year-old ChristDeshaun Reddix from Austin went missing while swimming with brother and uncle at 3:12 p.m. on Wednesday.
The joint operation is currently underway with SPI Fire Department and Lifeguards.
Check back for updates.
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