Update: A photo of the emergency personnel rescuing the man that was about to jump.
Around 330 today. The Rockford fire department were dispatched to the area of the State Street bridge in reference to a possible jumper. Scanner traffic said there is a subject on the side of the bridge with his feet hanging off of and threatening to jump into the water. The police are on scene trying to talk the person out of jumping. Rockford fire department is en route to the scene in case there is a water rescue needed
RS Fan at 3:59 pm: Jeffrey Lexvold “They just got him down now”