UPDATE: Authorities searching for 27-year old man in Irondequoit Bay

April 15, 2019 04:08 AM

UPDATE: Police are searching for a 27-year old man from Henrietta in the Irondequoit Bay.

According to police, the man went out on a canoe with two friends around 5p.m. when the canoe tipped about 100 feet from the shore.


Officers from multiple police departments, firefighters, and Coast Guard are searching the water and the surrounding neighborhood.  Police say the investigation will go on for a few more hours tonight and will continue tomorrow morning if necessary.

Police are calling this a recovery mission.  The circumstances surrounding the incident are still being investigated.


ROCHESTER N.Y. (WHEC) —  Monroe County Sheriff's deputies with assistance from Webster Police, New York State Police, and the West Webster Fire Department are on the scene for a boating incident at Irondequoit Bay.

According to the Sheriff's office, the departments are investigating a boating incident on Saturday evening.

No other details have been released.

This is a developing story.  Check back with News10NBC for more details.


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