Firefighters pulled a body from the Mississippi in Northeast Minneapolis Saturday afternoon, according to KARE 11.
The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office received information around 12:30 p.m. reporting that a homeless man camping near 18th Avenue and Marshall Street NE walked into the water and slipped.
Another man that he was with ran to find help, coming across firefighters who pulled the body 15 feet from the shore. According to the Star Tribune, the man reported to an emergency dispatch supervisor that his friend was intoxicated when he drowned,
The Hennepin's County Sheriff's Office and the Minneapolis Police Department responded to the scene. The case remains under investigation, according to KARE 11.