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On Wednesday, July 4 at approximately 3:30 a.m., Evanston Police were called to the Benson Avenue side of the Sherman Plaza Parking Garage, located on the corner of Davis Street and Benson, in reference to a man down on the sidewalk.
Upon arrival, responding officers learned from a witness who had been waiting for a bus at the Davis El Station, that a man had reportedly jumped from the roof. Evanston Fire paramedics also responded to the scene to find the man deceased, said Officer Polinski of the Evanston Police Department.
The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The incident is pending further investigation and review by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.