The search for a missing person last seen Monday afternoon in the Chattahoochee River near the 13th Street Bridge continued on Tuesday.
Some first responders were seen hovering over the river in helicopters while others were in boats with sonar. They were still scanning the waters as of late Tuesday.
Officials received a called around 5:55 p.m. Monday that a person had gone into the Chattahoochee River and didn’t resurface.
Battalion Chief Keith Watson with Columbus Fire & EMS told the Ledger-Enquirer Monday night that the individual entered the river near the 13th Street Bridge.
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Multiple attempts made Tuesday to reach officials with Georgia Power and Columbus Fire & EMS for comments on the search were unsuccessful.
This incident comes after rescuers pulled three people from the Chattahoochee River and another from the dam near Lake Oliver in June.
Thomas Odom, 25, of Warner Robins, Ga., was found dead June 8 near the Bulldog Bait and Tackle on Victory Drive. Authorities said it appears as if he drowned while snorkeling in the Chattahoochee River the day before.
First responders saved 32-year-old Darren Pate, who was pulled from the Chattahoochee River near the 13th Street Bridge on June 16. He was arrested on the scene and charged with disorderly while intoxicated and not having a life vest.
Two days later, 52-year-old Manold Solis-Perez was found dead south of the dam near Lake Oliver after authorities spent about two hours searching for him in the water. He was located just below the Water Works resource center.