MINNEAPOLIS - Police and Water Patrol teams are searching the Mississippi River after witnesses reported seeing two people jump off a bridge in Minneapolis Tuesday morning.
Minneapolis Police spokesperson Cyndi Barrington tells KARE 11 that 911 calls began coming in around 4:30 a.m., telling dispatchers that a man and woman were seen jumping off the Stone Arch Bridge.
Traffic cameras show first responders from Minneapolis Police & Fire, and the Hennepin County Sheriff's Water Patrol on the scene searching for the alleged victims.
A spokesperson for the Hennepin County Sheriff's Department says it is believed the two people who jumped are dead after drowning in the river.
We'll have the latest information as it becomes available.
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