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Man Attempts Suicide After Breaking Into Sen. Mark Kirk's Office

By Soyoung Kwak in News on Aug 21, 2011 6:00PM

Photo of the federal building by bluebike
A man broke into Senator Mark Kirk's office in the Kluczynski Federal Building downtown on Friday and threatened to jump off from the 35th floor. The man, now in police custody, also allegedly made threats against President Obama on Friday. Because the man made threats against the POTUS, the Secret Service was notified of the incident.

Sen. Kirk was not involved in the situation on Friday. It is reported that Sen. Kirk was on naval duty when the unidentified man broke into his office, threatening suicide. The FBI is currently investigating the incident.