The Voluisa County Sheriff's Office is releasing body cam video that shows deputies rescuing a 16-year-old boy who was trying to take his own life.
The incident happened Thursday at the top of the parking garage at the Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand. According to the sheriff's office, the teen went to the roof after a court hearing upset him. He was on the verge of jumping when deputies, DeLand police, and a DCF caseworker came to his rescue.
The teen suffered some scrapes and bruises, but the situation could have been much worse. The sheriff's office says All involved in the quick response during this young man's time of need will be receiving an award for their actions.