Police use TASER to prevent man's suicide


By Ashley Broughton
CNN.com

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TAMPA, Fla. — It didn't matter what officers said to him: The man was going to jump.

The 51-year-old was spotted Tuesday morning by a Tampa, Florida, citizen, perched on the northbound side of the Howard Frankland Bridge, which carries Interstate 275 over Old Tampa Bay. The citizen called police.

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  3. Emotionally Disturbed Persons (EDP)
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