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Fisherman pulls man from Mississippi River near Stone Arch Bridge

While Hennepin County officers responded to the incident, the man was pulled out by a fisherman.

A man was rescued from the Mississippi River by a fisherman Sunday evening, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

At around 7:30 p.m., Hennepin County officers responded to a report of a man in the river near the Stone Arch Bridge. Department spokesperson Edgar Linares says deputies were to the incident when a fisherman eventually pulled the man out of the river.

The man was then transported to a local hospital. 

Linares said the man was responsive at the time of transportation. 

His current condition is unknown, and it's not clear how he ended up in the river. 

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