A 50 year old Sheboygan man is reported to have jumped from an 8th floor window this morning and is in serious but stable condition at Theda Clark Medical Center. The Sheboygan Police report that they got a call at about 8 this morning of a physical fight involving several parties in the elevator lobby of a building in the 600 block of North Water Street. When officers arrived they found that the 50 year old man had jumped from an 8th floor window, striking a large tree before landing on grassy ground.
Officers learned that the man was a suspect in a domestic violence incident with a former girlfriend. A male companion of the victim intervened to stop the suspect from strangling and battering the woman, and the two men fought. The suspect was believed to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Before arriving at the building, he was said to have been involved in two hit and run accidents and fleeing the scene on foot.
Police say the suspect is facing a variety of charges including felony strangulation, battery, disorderly conduct, damage to property and several traffic charges. the investigation is continuing.