Metro Officer Saves Suicidal Man From High-Rise Balcony

Posted at 3:36 PM, May 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-08 23:14:45-04

A Metro Nashville Police officer saved a suicidal person on the edge of a balcony in Hillsboro Village.

According to Metro Police officials, Sgt. Will Amundson responded to the call of a possible suicidal man on the 18th floor of an Acklen Avenue high-rise Monday evening.

A 68-year-old man was distraught and contemplating jumping from a balcony.

Sgt. Amundson talked to the man for 15 minutes, ultimately convincing him to step back to safety.