NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A fishing trip ended in tragedy for one Bronx family on Friday night.
Shortly before midnight, the NYPD Harbor Unit responded to a call of a man in the water near the Long Island Sound and the Stepping Stone Lighthouse off City Island in the Bronx.
Upon arrival police said they found a 53-year-old man inside of a 2003 Lowe boat, who was rescued without injury.
Police also discovered a man, later identified as 46-year-old Jesus Ortega, of the Bronx, unconscious and unresponsive in the water. Ortega was rushed to Jacobi Hospital by EMS, where he was pronounced dead.