2 dead, 6 first responders hospitalized after exposure to unknown drug in Syracuse apartment complex

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On Wednesday, first responders arrived at a Syracuse, New York apartment building to find two dead and one critically ill. Later six first responders were treated for exposure to an unknown drug that was found at the scene.

According to the Daily Mail, the unknown drug has not yet been identified by authorities but it is “inconsistent with fentanyl overdoses,” while in the city, there has been an increase in the use of the horse tranquilizer xylazine.

Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh said in a press release, “it appears that it was through contact, so those that have fell ill, it appears (to have been) in direct contact with the substance.”

“It quickly became apparent that this was potentially a hazardous scene, and some unknown contaminant was possibly responsible for the illness. The investigation continues into what caused the deaths and symptoms,” Walsh added.

Syracuse police and firefighters arrived at the Brighton Towers apartment complex at 10:30 am after a 911 call reporting at least one person was dead within a sixth-floor unit. 

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