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Deputies Rescue Citizen


Madison County Sheriff’s Office

Huntsville, Alabama

Blake L. Dorning-Sheriff



July 8, 2015


Sheriff Blake Dorning announced today that Deputies with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Suicide Threat at the United States Post Office in Hazel Green earlier today, July 8.   Deputies arrived at the scene and made contact with an unknown male subject making verbal threats to harm himself.  The subject pulled out a sharp instrument and cut himself in the throat.  Deputies gained control of the male and provided life saving medical trauma procedures until Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Personnel arrived and rendered additional aid.  The male was transported to Huntsville Hospital. The subjects condition is unknown at this time.

Questions concerning this release or information regarding this incident may be directed to Madison County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) Investigator Jeremy Hughes (256) 533-8857.