SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — What started as a potential water rescue in Sacramento Wednesday night has become a missing person case, according to Sacramento Firefighters.
Just after 8 p.m. Wednesday, firefighters received a call that a group had lost contact with their friend but found all of his belongings including his phone on the shore of the Sacramento River.READ MORE: 2 Men Who Drowned At Tuolumne County Swimming Hole Identified As Daly City, Pittsburg Residents
It was unclear if the friend was in the water, so a DART team launched their boat to check. The incident happened near Jibboom and the Railyards.
The search was called off about an hour later and firefighters said they found no evidence of a person in the water.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
Firefighters said the friends who called in the incident had used the “Find My iPhone” app and tracked the friend’s phone to the shore.
The investigation has been turned over to Sacramento Police and has become a missing person case.MORE NEWS: California Dominates 'Best Places To Visit In USA' List; Several NorCal Spots Included
Officials have not released any information about the missing person at this time.