By: Channel 8 Newsroom8@klkntv.com
A Lincoln man is dead after police say he jumped from the fifth level of a parking garage in the downtown area.
Officials say they were called to check the welfare of a man in the downtown area around midnight Saturday.
They say he was reported to be in distress, and had fallen to the ground.
LFR crews were first on the scene. But when officials reached out to the man, he went into a parking garage near 13th and M streets and would not cooperate.
According to police, the man jumped from the fifth level of the garage, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police haven't released the man's name, but say he was around 50 years old.