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Swimmer Missing In Waters Near Ship Island

Search and rescue teams continue to comb the waters off the Mississippi coast. The search continues today for a coast resident missing in the waters off of Ship Island.

Coast Guard officials tell us 21-year-old Andre Moore Junior of Long Beach was swimming off the beach on the southwest side of Ship Island. His friends say they were swimming back to shore when he went under and never came back up around 2 p.m. Sunday.

The Coast Guard, National Park Service and Harrison County sheriff's department took part in the search by boat and by air. A team of divers was also on scene.

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