VIDEO: Suspect hospitalized after falling from Newark home
NEWARK, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Police are investigating a bizarre standoff that ended with a man hospitalized after he fell from his Newark home.
Police spent roughly an hour trying to convince a suspect to come down safely from a Park Avenue roof around 6 p.m. only for the man to accidentally fall.
"I was trying to pray for him. I was trying to pray for him and saying, 'Come on. You are going to be alright,' and he didn't want it," said the man's roommate.
He was taken away on a stretcher. Police have yet to provide a condition or cause pf the standoff.