Woman hears thump, sees child on ground after 4-floor fall from North Mpls apartment

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A child fell from the fourth floor of this apartment building early this morning.
A 5-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital this morning after falling to the ground from the fourth floor of a north Minneapolis apartment on the 500 block of Humboldt Avenue North.

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The Minneapolis Police Department hasn't yet provided information about the child's condition.

Fox 9's Stephanie Gailhard spoke to a witness: And here's another look at the apartment building where the fall occurred: The MPD says they'll hold a press conference to provide more information about the boy's fall later today. We'll update this post afterward.

:::: UPDATE, noon :::: The boy is reportedly in critical condition.

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What is up with all of these kids falling out of windows in Minneapolis? You don't hear about it happening anywhere else in the metro.

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