Shock as drunk man at Atlanta airport jumps from balcony (graphic)

Drunken man jumps at Atlanta Airport (Image Source: Twitter/ _bizari_ )

Travelers at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta witnessed a graphic scene. A drunken man near Terrapin Taphouse bar on Concourse D was causing a disturbance. According to airport spokesperson Reese McCranie, the incident apparently began with an argument between two passengers. One became “visibly irate and belligerent.”

He was confronted by airport police and became increasingly agitated. The man then jumped headfirst from the balcony, plunging to the floor in a bloody and broken heap. He was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries but is expected to survive.

Here are two videos from Twitter with two different perspectives. Warning: these videos are graphic.
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Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.