Tragedy Averted After BPD Officers Save Man Threatening to Leap from an East Boston Rooftop —

At about 5:44 PM on Monday November 18, 2019, officers assigned to District A-7 (East Boston) responded to a name for male sufferer who was threatening to leap from the roof of a five-story residential constructing on Shelby Road in East Boston. The officers arrived on scene and shortly made their approach to the rooftop the place they noticed the sufferer mendacity on the sting of the constructing simply past a small protecting railing. The officers instantly grabbed the sufferer and secured him in place to forestall him from falling from the moist and slippery roof. In a coordinated effort involving extra responding officers in addition to members of the Boston Fireplace Division and Boston EMS, the sufferer was ultimately delivered to security and transported to an space hospital for therapy and analysis.