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Boy, Man Drown In San Joaquin River

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Crews searched for the victims but were unable to locate them Saturday night.

Crews searched for the victims but were unable to locate them Saturday night.

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STOCKTON, Calif. (CBS13) – Rescue crews are searching for the bodies of two victims who are believed to have drowned during a family gathering Saturday.

Authorities said a 3-year-old boy wandered into the San Joaquin River near Roberts Road and Howard Road and was swept away by the swift currents.

Another man, reportedly a relative of the boy, jumped into the water and was also swept away.

Emergency personnel searched for the two victims but were unable to locate them Saturday night. The search will resume Sunday morning.

The identities of the victims have not been released.

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