Detroit EMS under fire for response to boy's jump

State rep: 'We are getting to a point where we're not providing emergency medical services to children who are dying in our streets'


By Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

DETROIT — A 9-year-old boy jumped or fell nine stories to his death Wednesday from the window of an apartment building near downtown, police said.

According to preliminary information from the police, the boy, whose name wasn't released Wednesday, had threatened to commit suicide in the past.

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