FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – Shards of glass littered the ground in front of a Fort Collins apartment complex after police say a teenager launched himself through a plate glass window three stories up.

A neighbor found the teen on the ground. Francis Labarbera lives right next door and heard a window shatter, then rushed outside to see what had happened.

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“We heard a loud crash and I thought, or we both thought, that someone was breaking into vehicles,” Labarbera said.

When he ran outside he found 19-year-old Austin Essig lying on the ground outside, bleeding and badly hurt.

“I had to hold him down. He was all covered in glass and blood and everything,” said Labarbera.

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Neighbor Francis Labarbera (credit: CBS)

Neighbor Francis Labarbera (credit: CBS)

He said he was holding Essig down trying to keep him calm after learning he had ingested a large amount of marijuana edibles.

“He didn’t know what he was doing. He said that he ate four edibles and had no idea that he even jumped out of a window and didn’t even know where he was at,” said Labarbera.

Police are investigating if edibles played a role, and if so, want to know what kind and where he got them.

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Essig shattered his hip and fractured a wrist in the jump. His roommate said he is at home with his family recovering.