2 dead after man jumps from building and hits another man

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Police say an apparent suicide took the lives of two people in Yonkers, New York on Monday night. The Yonkers Police Department said a "distraught" 25-year-old man jumped off the roof of a building and fell 12 stories onto a concrete parking garage, hitting a 61-year-old man.

Both men died at the scene.

Police say an apparent suicide took the lives of two men in Yonkers, New York on Monday night. / Credit: CBS New York
Police say an apparent suicide took the lives of two men in Yonkers, New York on Monday night. / Credit: CBS New York

Investigators are interviewing witnesses and family members and reviewing surveillance video to gather more information.

"The incident appears to be a tragic situation, and the investigation is ongoing," police said in a statement. "The City of Yonkers and Yonkers Police Department offers its sincere condolences to the families of both men."

In April, a 29-year-old woman was killed in San Diego when a man jumped from a parking structure and landed on her.

If you or someone you know might be at risk of suicide, there is help. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255, text a crisis counselor at 741741 or visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org.

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