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Suicide Attempt at Santa Monica Pier

Los Angeles Bay Incidents

On Wednesday Afternoon around 3:55 pm, the Los Angeles County Lifeguards notified the Santa Monica Public Safety Dispatch Center and Harbor patrol that a person jumped off from the pier into the water in an apparent suicide attempt. Santa Monica Police Department harbor patrol used a basket and a hoist to save the individual from the water onto the Santa Monica Pier. Santa Monica Fire Department was also dispatched alongside McCormick Ambulance service to treat and transport the patient. The patient was unresponsive, not breathing, and had no pulse. First responders used life-saving measures to rehabilitate life for the patient, the first responders were able to rehabilitate life on the patient. The patient was then treated for injuries and put into stable condition and transported to a nearby hospital for advanced treatment. Multiple witnesses stated seeing the individual jump into the water on their own and saw Santa Monica Police Department Harbor Patrol Officers dive into the water (unconfirmed) after the individual to save them and bring them back onto the pier. There has not yet been a confirmed report of a dive team or suicide attempt but with the information obtained it appears to be a suicde attempt. A statement from the Santa Monica police department says that they used a basket and hoist to rescue the victim from the water, the patient had life-saving measures used on them and was transported by a McCormick ambulance. A press release has not been released from the Santa Monica Fire Department or Police Department at this time. There is no more information available at this time.

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