Skip to comments.Man Jumps Off 4-Story Building And Impales Himself On Spiked Wrought-Iron Fence
Posted on 10/06/2012 6:31:40 PM PDT by BenLurkin
LOS ANGELES (CBS) Police say a man who jumped from a four-story parking structure impaled himself on a wrought-iron fence Saturday in Lincoln Heights.
Authorities said about an hour before the unidentified man jumped, they had shooed him out of the parking structure.
The man reportedly impaled himself in the midsection.
Firefighters cut away the section of fence the man was impaled on and took him and part of the fence to a hospital after the roughly 3:40 a.m. jump, a witness told a videographer who arrived after the man was taken away.
The incident occurred at 1143 Mission Road, according to Los Angeles police Lt. Richard Thomas of the Hollenbeck Station.
The fencing was atop a roughly 6-foot wall, Thomas said.
The man was reported in critical condition Saturday afternoon.
I thought this may have been a report of a black man jumping out of a large white house on Pennsylvania Avenue in a depressed mood following a televised “argument” earlier in the week.
It really sucks to be him!!
You do have to admire his pinpoint accuracy.
“Wonder how many people died from falling off horses prior to modern trauma surgery.”
Bonnie Blue Butler, for one. ;)
Was his name...Lance?
And his fencing skills.
imPalin’ for president
He won’t have the guts to do that again!
Can’t say, “I missed it by that much.”
Look before you leap, is all I’m sayin’.
A lot, including Catherine the Great of Russia.
I say photoshop. No way the head could be turned facing the camera if the body is on the near side of the fence.
Well, that seems better. Is that a new tool? I think what I saw was about ten years ago, I really thought they had a small hand tool the was sawing through the bars.
Nope, thats real. There is a series of pics from that same incident. About 10 years ago.
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