KODIAK — A man jumped off the Near Island Bridge Tuesday morning, then swam to shore on Near Island, where he was met by emergency responders, a Kodiak Police Department spokesperson said.

Police received a call about 11:45 a.m. reporting the incident. Medical personnel transported the man to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, where he was involuntarily committed, the spokesperson said.

PKIMC could not give any details about the man’s condition or confirm the committal.

A hospital spokesperson said handling of such patients depends on the details of each case, but typically are kept confidential.

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