NYC: Man, 27, dies after jumping off Bronx public housing roof: cops

A 27-year-old man died Monday morning after he jumped off the roof of a Bronx public housing building, police said.

Police were called to the scene around 11 a.m. and were just about to deploy an airbag to rescue the victim when he leaped from the high-rise Mitchel Houses tower on E. 135th St. near Alexander Ave. in Mott Haven.

Medics rushed the man to Lincoln Medical Center but he could not be saved.



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