Latest Suicide At Colorado Street Bridge In Pasadena Has Neighbors Seeking Answers


UP FOR A PARTY AND SHOT IN THE
BACK.
HE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL.
ELSA: ANOTHER SUICIDE ON
PASADENA’S COLORADO STREET
BRIDGE IN PASADENA.
PEOPLE ARE EAGER TO STOP THEM
NOW THAT FAMILIES WILL MOVE
NEARBY THAT HISTORIC BRIDGE IS
SOUTH OF THE
LAURIE PEREZ JOINS WITH US A
LOOK AT A
REPORTER: THIS IS A
COMPLICATED SITUATION.
UNDER AND AROUND THE COLORADO
STREET BRIDGE THERE ARE ABOUT 5
ACRES HERE PART OF WHICH IS
BEING REDEVELOPED INTO A HABITAT
FOR HUMANITY PROJECT, A VERY
POSITIVE PROJECT WITH AN
UNFORTUNATE CONNECTION TO THE
SAD RECENT HISTORY OF THIS
BRIDGE.
SAD DEJA VU BETWEEN COLORADO
STREET BRIDGE WITH POLICE
RESPONDING TO A SUICIDE.
LISA IS PUBLIC INFORMATION
OFFICER.
WE WANT IT PHONE FOR THE
HISTORY AND BEAUTY NOT BECAUSE
PEOPLE HAVE THREATENED TO JUMP
OFF THE BRIDGE.
MATTHEW’S FAMILY IS MOVING
INTO ONE OF NINE HABITAT FOR
HUMAN TIP HOMES.
HE’S SEEN DEATH AS A MARINE BUT
SEEING ALMOST LITERALLY IN HIS
SOON TO BE FRONT YARD LEFT HIM
SHAKEN.
YOU KNOW HE WITH AN A HUMAN
BEING AND SEEING HIM LIKE THAT
WAS SAD.
EFFORTS TO PUT NETTING HAVE
BEEN STALLED BECAUSE OF ITS
LANDMARK STATUS.
TO HIM THAT’S PRESERVING HISTORY
OVER SAVING LIVES.
I HAVE TWO BEAUTIFUL GIRLS
THAT WILL BE PLAYING THERE.
PEOPLE JUMPING FROM THE BRIDGE
AND THEN WITNESSING THAT IS
DEFINITELY A GREAT CONCERN TO
ME.
HE’S PART OF A SUICIDE
PREVENTION TASK FORCE FORMED
BECAUSE OF THE UNIQUE SITUATION
HERE.
HE’S URGING CITY LEADERS TO
CONSIDER SECURITY GUARDS OR
WIRING, ANYTHING TO DISCOURAGE
JUMPERS.
HE SAYS THOSE IDEAS ARE ON THE
TABLE ALONG WITH MORE EFFORTS TO
REACH PEOPLE EVEN BEFORE THEY’RE
ON THE BRIDGE.
IF WE CAN GET OUT THERE AND
START ENGAGING IN CONVERSATION
OFTEN PEOPLE THREATENING TO JUMP
THEY JUST WANT SOMEBODY TO TALK
TO.
THE CONCERN IS NOT ONLY FOR
THAT NEIGHBORHOOD THAT’S GOING
IN BUT PART OF THIS WILL ALSO BE

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