Pitt student in stable condition after fall at Sutherland


Steven M Falk 1

A man was arrested in the VA Hospital parking garage Monday night for possibly peering into student dormitories on upper campus. (TPN File Photo)

A Pitt student is currently receiving treatment at UPMC Presbyterian after they fell or jumped out out of a seventh floor window at Sutherland Hall on Saturday at 1:05 a.m.

Sonya Toler, a spokesperson for city police, said that an 18-year-old male student was taken to the hospital in critical condition early Saturday morning and is now in stable condition.

Joe Miksch, a University spokesperson, said Pitt police and city police are still investigating the cause of the incident.

The University did not elaborate on the patient’s condition, and Pitt police did not respond in time for publication.

This story was updated and originally published on Jan. 30. The Pitt News will continue to update the story as more information becomes available.