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Search for man missing in White River suspended Wednesday evening

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Posted at 11:15 PM, May 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-26 22:03:14-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The search for a man who went missing in the White River on Tuesday evening was suspended Wednesday due to darkness.

The man, Lynell Harris, 34, went missing Tuesday evening near South White River Parkway West Drive and Oliver Avenue in Indianapolis, according to a press release from Indiana Conservation Officers. He was last seen trying to swim to the shore after he fell from the rock dam.

According to a tweet from the Indianapolis Fire Department, nightfall and swift water conditions only allowed crews to perform a top water search on Tuesday evening.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers also assisted with the search.

Additional information hasn't been released.