NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Office of Emergency Management and the Nashville Fire Department are working a rescue mission to find a missing swimmer in Percy Priest Lake.
The call came in around 6 p.m. this evening for a swimmer that had gone under and had not come back up. The fire chief said there were a bunch of people from several boats swimming in the water between Pear and Mouse Tail Islands.
OEM also confirmed Saturday that they were looking for a drowning victim. They also said they are treating a man who was injured while trying to rescue the swimmer.
The search for the 41-year-old man was placed on hold for almost two hours, from about 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. as a big storm came through. Crews took their boats out of the water until it passed.
The search is continuing.
This story is developing. Stay with News 2 for updates.