ST. PAUL -- A 27-year-old man had three warrants and perhaps nine lives.

After a bail-bonds crew went to a St. Paul apartment, looking for Travis Cortez Blanche, he jumped out an eighth-floor window, according to police.

Blanche, of Bloomington, suffered serious, but not life-threatening, injuries to his head and shoulder, said Steve Linders, a St. Paul police spokesman.

Blanche bounced off an awning outside the front door and landed on concrete outside the apartment, according to the owner of International Recovery Agency, the fugitive recovery agents who were apprehending Blanche.

Police officers responded to the apartment building on Thursday at 4:55 a.m. Paramedics took Blanche to Regions Hospital.

Blanche had Hennepin County warrants in three cases.

In April, Blanche was charged with fleeing police in a vehicle and possession of marijuana, and a warrant was issued.

He also had warrants for failing to appear at a hearing in two cases: One is a charge of illegal possession of a firearm; he isn’t allowed to have a gun because of a 2015 fifth-degree drug conviction. The other is a second-degree assault charge, in which he is accused of pistol-whipping the head of a woman who is the mother of his child, according to a criminal complaint.

Blanche’s attorney could not immediately be reached for comment Friday

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