Conneaut, Ohio police confirm the drowning death of a 17-year-old boy who was swimming in Lake Erie near Conneaut Township Park Sunday afternoon.

Rescuers tell us the teen was swimming with friends from one breakwall to the next when he disappeared into the water.

Police dispatchers and the Rome Township fire department, which has a water rescue team, confirm that they responded to the call to search for the missing teen.

The U.S. Coast guard was involved in the search as well.

By 7:15 p.m. witnesses at the scene confirmed that the young man's body was found.

Police and fire sources also confirmed that the body was recovered and the search was over.

The teen's identity has not been released.