Man paralyzed after jumping from balcony in Orlando

Author: associated press

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The Orange County Sheriff’s Office says a man is suffering from paralysis after jumping from a third-floor balcony into a tree.

The Orlando Sentinel ( ) reports the 20-year-old man attempted the jump early Sunday morning at The Edge apartments.

Deputies say they don’t think it was a suicide attempt, but they released few details.

The man was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center where he was treated for paralysis from the waist down.

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