MARATHON (CBSMiami) – The U.S. Navy is examining a possible old military device that was found offshore of Knight’s Key in Marathon Tuesday.READ MORE: BSO Seeking Information About Woman's Body Found Floating In Weston Lake
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said they received a call at 9:45 a.m. from a man who said he found a “torpedo” in shallow water.READ MORE: State Seeks To Shield Surgeon General Scott Rivkees From Deposition In Mask Fight
Sheriff’s deputies evacuated campsites around the location for several hours and called out their bomb squad.
A Navy EOD team also responded to the scene and took custody of the device.MORE NEWS: They're Back! Love Bugs Invade Florida Once Again
At this time, it’s still unknown what the device is.