Attempted Kennedy Expressway bridge jumper identified

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A man was identified after attempting to jump from a bridge onto the Kennedy Expressway Wednesday in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

Shortly before 9 p.m., responding police officers grabbed the man as he stood on a railing overlooking the expressway at Milwaukee Avenue, according to a statement from Chicago police.

They identified the man as 30-year-old from the Norwood Park East neighborhood.

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