Coast Guard searching for 50-year-old who disappeared from Carnival cruise ship

Rescuers are looking for the man about 85 miles west of Fort Meyers, Florida.

May 22, 2018, 3:30 PM

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a 50-year-old man who was reported missing from a Carnival cruise ship on Tuesday.

Greensboro, North Carolina, resident Brian Lamonds was reported missing around 10 a.m. after he reportedly went overboard from the Carnival Paradise, the Coast Guard said in a press release.

Helicopter crews from Clearwater, Miami and Key West were circling an area about 85 miles west of Fort Myers, Florida, according to the release.

Further details were not immediately available.

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.

ABC News Live

ABC News Live

24/7 coverage of breaking news and live events