Detention deputies responded and nurses treated an inmate who jumped from the second story tier in a suicide attempt Wednesday at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center, said Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh.
Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services paramedics took over treatment and transported the 25-year-old inmate to the hospital.
The inmate was in jail charged with a crime in Rutherford County. He is from East Tennessee.
A routine investigation is underway.