Teen drowns while swimming off Jensen Beach

Teen drowns while swimming off Jensen Beach

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. -- A 16-year-old boy drowned off Jensen Beach Saturday.

Martin County Fire Rescue says the swimmer was possibly caught up in a rip current.

He was reported missing around 3 p.m. when he went swimming and didn't resurface.

Martin County Fire Rescue's helicopter (known as "Life Star") was searching for the boy above while MCSO's boat searched in the water.

Crews located the boy and performed CPR on shore, but he was declared deceased.

His identity has not been released.

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