Good Samaritan talks suicidal man off wall on Hoan Bridge
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Thursday night, at 10:45 p.m., a suicidal subject was standing on a wall on the Hoan Bridge. He had parked his car nearby with flashers on. A Good Samaritan who stopped and spoke with the 58-year-old man was able to convince him not to jump.
Acting Sheriff Inspector Richard Schmidt, said, “I commend this citizen for stopping to help a person in distress. He did not hesitate to intervene in a dangerous freeway situation to save the life of another.”
Responding deputies arrived, and transported the man to the Behavioral Health Center for evaluation.