Man Jumps Four Stories To Escape Police
A man being chased by police ended up jumping off the roof of a homeless shelter in a chase scene that sounds like something out of an action movie.
Police say that they saw a man in his mid-30s fighting with someone around midnight in the 500 block of San Julian Street in Skid Row, according to City News Service. Officers said they believed he might be armed (though it's not clear why they thought that), so they tried to detain him. The man took off running to the Union Rescue Mission nearby.
He ran up to the roof where he was spotted by a police helicopter pilot. The man jumped four stories, landing in a courtyard. Fortunately, the man survived the fall, though he had to be taken to the hospital for broken limbs.
After all that, police didn't find a weapon and they said the man wasn't even facing any criminal charges.