An Eau Claire police officer is being called a hero for pulling a local woman from the river.
It happened just before 1 a.m. Sunday at Phoenix Park. Officer Zac Becker responded to a man who said his girlfriend had gone missing, moments later he heard a splash and saw the woman in the river. Officer Becker jumped-in, grabbed the unconscious woman, and swam her back to shore. Becker helped provide CPR until paramedics could arrive.