TMZ is reporting that lifeguards are searching for Shad Gaspard off the coast of Venice Beach.

He and his son were in the water Sunday afternoon when a rip current took them out further in the water. As lifeguards rushed into the water, the former WWE superstar reportedly told lifeguards to rescue his son first.

Then, a huge wave took Gaspard under and he reportedly never resurfaced.

Divers and helicopters are being used in the search of the former wrestler and we will continue to follow this developing story.

For those who may not remember Gaspard, he was part of the WWE tag team "Cryme Time" and they were a hit with fans.

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