Woman hears thump, sees child on ground after 4-floor fall from North Mpls apartment
A child fell from the fourth floor of this apartment building early this morning.
A 5-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital this morning after falling to the ground from the fourth floor of a north Minneapolis apartment on the 500 block of Humboldt Avenue North.
The Minneapolis Police Department hasn't yet provided information about the child's condition.
Fox 9's Stephanie Gailhard spoke to a witness:
A witness tells me she heard a thump & was stunned to see a child on the ground after she says the child fell from a 4th floor apt.
-- Stephanie Gailhard (@stephifox9) July 23, 2013
And here's another look at the apartment building where the fall occurred:
-- Naomi Pescovitz (@NaomiPescovitz) July 23, 2013
The MPD says they'll hold a press conference to provide more information about the boy's fall later today. We'll update this post afterward.
:::: UPDATE, noon :::: The boy is reportedly in critical condition.
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