Swimmer missing in Ottawa River after jumping off Prince of Wales Bridge

OTTAWA — A search is underway in the Ottawa River for an individual who didn’t resurface after jumping into the water off the Prince of Wales Bridge.

Ottawa Paramedics tell CTV News Ottawa 911 received a call just after 4 p.m. Sunday about a group of people jumping off the old train bridge, between Lemieux Island and the Canadian War Museum. 

Paramedics say the 911 call indicated one of the individuals in the group failed to resurface after jumping into the water.

Ottawa police, fire and paramedics are launching marine units to search the water for the individual. Gatineau police are also assisting the search.

This is a developing story. CTV News Ottawa will have the latest as it becomes available. 

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