Suspected overdoses lead to multiple hospitalizations on the Near West Side – NBC Chicago

Chicago police said at least five people were taken to area hospitals after a suspected overdose on the city’s Near West Side Monday evening.

According to authorities, officers were called to the scene in the 1300 block of South Throop around 9:29 p.m. for a suspected overdose.

Four men and a woman were being treated at the scene by paramedics when police arrived, and all five were taken to local hospitals for treatment and observation, according to Chicago police.

Area Three detectives are investigating the incident and no additional information was immediately available.

NBC Chicago

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