The Alberta Critical Incident Response Team is investigating after a 39-year-frail man fell from a balcony of the West Edmonton Village dwelling building Sunday morning in the scream of 173 Boulevard and 68 Avenue.
The person used to be treated on scene and introduced to hospital by paramedics in critical nonetheless stable condition.
The Edmonton Police Service stated it purchased a call around 7: 40 a.m. in relation to a one who used to be reportedly intoxicated and acting erratically in a series.
Police stated officers arrived at the building quickly after 8 a.m. and tried to negotiate with the man.
In a information begin issued Sunday evening, the EPS stated the man’s “behaviour continued to escalate.”
“The person reportedly barricaded himself outdoors on the balcony, climbed onto the balcony’s railing, dangled his ft over the edge and acted unsafely,” the EPS stated in the begin. “Responding contributors remained inside the suite at that point.”
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Police stated the man climbed down a level and police officers cordoned off the ground scream.
Around 9: 20 a.m., the man fell to the ground whereas attempting to switch between balconies, police stated.
ASIRT has taken over the investigation.
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