• First responders search Mississippi River for man after reports someone jumped in

    By: Zach Crenshaw


    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - First responders spent much of Saturday morning searching the Mississippi River for a man that witnesses believe fell in the river.

    Multiple agencies looked for a man who potentially jumped into the Mississippi river.

    The Memphis Fire Department did not locate anyone.

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    A concert was wrapping up at the Mud Island Amphitheater around 11:30 p.m. Friday.

    Callers to 911 said a man jumped the wall, possibly into the river, and was yelling for help.

    The Coast Guard and Memphis Fire Department had at least three boats in the water. The police helicopter was also searching.

    A commander with MFD said they are not sure at this point if anyone actually jumped or fell into the river.

    As of this writing, no one has been located. 

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