Police: Man who threatened to jump off Decatur Bridge is safe, being transported for medical attention

Decatur police say the scene is clearing now, and the victim is safe and being transported for medical attention.

Posted: Apr. 18, 2019 1:50 PM
Updated: Apr. 18, 2019 3:51 PM

UPDATE: (3:44 p.m.) Decatur police say the scene is clearing now, and the victim is safe and being transported for medical attention.

From earlier:

Decatur police are negotiating with a man who threatened to jump off the Decatur Bridge.

There are several police cars and a fire truck at the scene right now as hostage negotiators talk to the man.

Police have shut down one of the northbound lanes, so expect some traffic delays in the area.

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