At least 10 students overdose on unspecified drugs in LA middle school

2 months ago

Los Angeles news, California news.

A dozen students overdosed Thursday morning at a Los Angeles middle school, authorities said.

The victims, aged between 12 and 15, were “found to be in mild-to-moderate distress” at around 10:30 a.m. when nearly 50 firefighters responded to the Van Nuys Middle School.

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  • Three of them were treated at the scene and released while seven others needed special treatment at local hospitals.

    Officials revealed that the incident was not fentanyl-related adding that “specifics of the medical complaints and possible substance(s) will be completed by hospital personnel.”

    “This is not any sort of fentanyl-affiliated overdose. We want to make sure everybody knows that,” the Los Angeles Fire Department added in a news release.