18-year-old hurt after falling 25 feet through skylight at shuttered Deerfield school

Detectives are investigating his “intentions,” police say.

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A man fell through a skylight June 28, 2020, at the permanently closed Holy Cross Catholic School, 720 Elder Ln. in Deerfield.

A man fell through a skylight June 28, 2020, at the permanently closed Holy Cross Catholic School, 720 Elder Ln. in Deerfield.

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An 18-year-old man was injured Sunday night after falling through a skylight at a shuttered Catholic school in Deerfield in the north suburbs.

Officers responded about 10:20 p.m. to Holy Cross Catholic School, 720 Elder Ln., for someone who fell, according to a statement from Deerfield police.

The man, who fell about 25 feet from the skylight, was taken by paramedics to Highland Park Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.

Detectives are investigating his “intentions,” police said.

The school was permanently closed in 2018, according to its website.

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