On Monday morning at about 9:22 a.m.
SMPD Officers responded to a male that cut himself in the neck area with a sharp object while at the coffee shop located on the property of St. Monica’s Church. Officers arrived at the scene and contacted a male bleeding profusely from the neck. Officers rendered first aid and summoned the Santa Monica Fire Department. A single razor blade was located near the subject. The subject was transported to a local hospital for further medical treatment. At time of this communication the male was listed as stable. If you or a member of your family are struggling, please reach out for help from a mental health professional by calling (800) 854- 7771 or by texting LA to 741741. Additional resources from the LA County Department of Mental Health are available at dmh.lacounty.gov.