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Video: 18 PA Tactical Officers Rushed to Hospital After Substance Exposure During Raid

August 09, 2017  | 

VIDEO: 18 PA Tactical Officers Rushed to Hospital After Substance Exposure During Raid

More than a dozen officers were hospitalized after agents raided a home in the West End of Pittsburgh Wednesday morning.

Around 6 a.m., several agencies, began executing federal search warrants at three locations in the West End. Two houses on Lakewood Avenue and one on Bond Street were targeted.

At one of those locations, SWAT team members were exposed to an unknown airborne chemical substance. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the chemical substance was possibly fentanyl.

All of the officers were treated and released, KDKA TV reports.


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Max Rockantansky @ 8/11/2017 5:29 AM

Please stick to reporting the facts and save the speculation for the likes of CNN, MSNBC, etc. All you know is they were exposed to an unknown substance; leave it at that. Don't assume it is fentanyl, anthrax, etc. until you have the specifics. I prefer to see fact based reporting here, thx!

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