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Person found impaled on fence in Lake View

Emergency crews respond to the 3600 block of North Lake Shore Drive, where a man was found impaled on a fence | Tyler LaRivere/Sun-Times

A person was killed Tuesday in Lake View after falling and being impaled on a fence.

Emergency crews were called about 5:30 a.m. to the 3600 block of North Lake Shore Drive, where they found a male body impaled on the fence, Chicago police said.

Emergency crews respond to the 3600 block of North Lake Shore Drive, where a person was found impaled on a fence | Tyler LaRivere/Sun-Times
Emergency crews respond to the 3600 block of North Lake Shore Drive, where a person was found impaled on a fence | Tyler LaRivere/Sun-Times

Police sources believe the male jumped from a nearby high-rise.

No further details were immediately available.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.