Officers are desperately trying to find ex-WWE celebrity Shad Gaspard — after he went missing throughout a swim at Venice Seaside on Sunday together with his 10-year-old son.
EX-WWE STAR SHAD GASPARD GOES MISSING DURING BEACH SWIM … Large Lifeguard Search:
Officers are desperately trying to find ex-WWE celebrity Shad Gaspard — after he went lacking throughout a swim at Venice Seaside on Sunday together with his 10-year-old son.
Gaspard and his son had been amongst a bunch of swimmers caught in a powerful rip current around 4 PM — with lifeguards racing into the water to drag everybody out.
Gaspard’s son was rescued — however the 39-year-old professional wrestler has not been found.
One official working with the L.A. Fireplace Dept. instructed media they consider the 39-year-old “did submerge.”
Divers had been despatched to scour the area. Helicopters had been looking from above.
One witness on the scene tells us … when lifeguards raced into the ocean, Gaspard directed rescuers to assist his son first, which they did.
In the course of the rescue, we’re instructed one other large wave crashed down on Gaspard — and that is the final time he was seen.
Shad was on the seaside that day together with his spouse and their 10-year-old son.
Gaspard was an enormous star with WWE again within the day — making up one half of the tag group Cryme Time together with his accomplice, JTG
Outdoors of professional wrestling, Gaspard made headlines in 2016 when he stopped an armed theft in Florida.
In actual fact, Shad got here on the “TMZ Sports activities” TV present to speak about it and could not have been a nicer man.