Rescue mission underway for missing swimmer at Four Corners Marina

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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.

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