MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A group of migrants came ashore Wednesday on Key Biscayne.READ MORE: Emancipation Day, Juneteenth Eyed For Holidays
Miami Fire Rescue crews said there were a total of 13 migrants from Cuba that came ashore around 5 p.m.READ MORE: 2 Hialeah Police Officers Arrested, Charged With Official Misconduct, Falsifying Public Records
Miami Fire officials said one of them, a 24-year old man tried to swim to shore but ended up distressed so they picked him up. He had to be treated for exhaustion and was taken to the hospital.
As of Wednesday evening, the other 12 were still off shore in Coast Guard custody.MORE NEWS: Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie Arrested, Charged With Perjury