Coast Guard searching for possible missing swimmer near Bolsa Chica State Beach

Coast Guard Forward Operating Base Point Mugu MH-65 Dolphin helicopterLOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing swimmer near Bolsa Chica State Beach. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received a call from a good Samaritan at 5:17 p.m. Saturday, reporting that Shaun Linn, an 18-year-old male, entered the water and did not return to the surface approximately 50-100 yards from the beach.

The Coast Guard immediately launched a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Forward Operating Base Point Mugu and a 45-foot Response boat-Medium boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Los Angeles to search for the possible missing swimmer. Members of Bolsa Chica State Park Lifeguards, Huntington Beach Harbor Patrol and a helicopter from Orange County Sheriff’s Department are also assisting in the search.

Linn was reported to be last seen wearing red and white trunks. If anyone has any information regarding Linn, please contact Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center at (310) 521-3801.

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