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Memorial Bridge closes for two hours as emergency responders deal with suicidal person

Posted: Jul. 9, 2019 9:10 am

QUINCY -- Quincy's Memorial Bridge was closed for nearly two hours early Tuesday morning as emergency responders prepared for rescue efforts for a person police said was suicidal.

The Quincy Police Department, Quincy Fire Department and Tri-Township Fire Department responded at 1:19 a.m. to a report of a suicidal person on the bridge.

Quincy Police negotiators also responded to the scene, and the department reports the person was taken into custody without incident.

The bridge reopened to traffic at 3:20 a.m.

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DAILY BLOTTER: Oct. 11, 2019
Daily Blotter

DAILY BLOTTER: Oct. 11, 2019

Compiled from logs emailed by the Quincy Police Department at 5:10 p.m. Oct. 7, 5:27 a.m. Oct. 8, 4:46 p.m. Oct. 8, 5:18 a.m. Oct. 9, 5:25 p.m. Oct. 9, 5:04 a.m. Oct. 10, 5:04 p.m. Oct. 10 and 5:07 a.m. Oct. 11.

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Preliminary hearing set for teen charged in shooting death

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