Coast Guard searching for shrimp fisherman in the water in Lake Pontchatrain

The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in Lake Pontchatrain, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report that a 63-year-old male got underway on Lake Pontchatrain on a 28-foot shrimping boat Thursday afternoon and did not return. His brother then discovered the vessel Friday morning washed ashore. The boat operator is described as blonde with blue eyes, short and stocky. To be updated, -USCG- 13:39

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