Man is hailed a hero after he catches young boy in freefall from his third-story room in China

In Southern China, a man was hailed a hero after he caught a young boy falling from the third floor of a building.

What happened: On Oct. 9 in the city of Shangrao, a man caught a 5-year-old boy falling from the third floor of a building in an industrial park as seen on surveillance footage, reported Newsflare.

  • The man who saved the boy was identified as Li Wenjun. He spotted the dangerous incident and ran to save him.

  • According to the reports, the boy had been playing inside a closed hotel on the building's third floor when he fell.

  • While the 5-year-old suffered from minor injuries, Li suffered a broken nose and received eight stitches for a wound on his head.

Reactions: Li received praise on social media when NowThis News reposted the surveillance footage on Instagram.

  • One user, whose comment received the most likes, said, “Talking about being at the right place at the right time,” with heart emojis.

  • “Bless him,” another user commented.

  • One person in the comment section took the post as a reminder of what must be done in incidents like this. He wrote, “people in America, take notes. Don’t just record with your phones, do something.”

Featured Image via Newsflare

Enjoy this content? Read more from NextShark!

Asian Family Brutally Attacked in NYC Subway Needs Plates in Face, Other Surgeries

NASCAR Driver Fired Over Racial Slur 6 Months Ago Applies to Get Back In

Elderly Man Left in Critical Condition After Unprovoked Attack on NYC Subway

South Korean Actress Oh In-Hye Passes Away at Age 36