Junior injured in fall from Shenkman Hall window receiving treatment

The Metropolitan Police Department had responded to a call for a suicide at Shenkman Hall. GW later released a statement that a junior had been injured in a fall from a window. Samuel Klein | Photo Editor
The Metropolitan Police Department had responded to a call for a suicide at Shenkman Hall. GW later released a statement that a junior had been injured in a fall from a window. Samuel Klein | Photo Editor
Updated: Oct. 9, 2014 at 6:24 p.m.

A female junior was injured in a fall from a ninth-floor window of Shenkman Hall on Thursday, according to a statement from GW.

She was taken to a local hospital and is receiving treatment for her injuries.

“At this time, we have no indication that the incident was the result of a criminal act,” the statement read.

The Metropolitan Police Department had responded to a call for a suicide at the residence hall at 616 23rd St., public information officer Paul Metcalf said.

Metcalf said police received the call at about 3:57 p.m.

About 10 police cars were on the scene, and police shut down 23rd Street between F and G streets. The street reopened at about 6 p.m.

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