Pittsburgh SWAT Team Exposed to Chemicals During Drug Raid
Pittsburgh police say 18 members of their SWAT team were exposed to a an unknown airborne chemical that caused them to become dizzy and numb during a drug raid. Thankfully it is now reported that all members of the team are OK.
The team was assisting U.S. Immigration and Customers Enforcement and U.S. Homeland Security officials at the time. Acting U.S. Attorney Soo Song said that the activity was part of \"an ongoing drug investigation,\" and that it was conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement with help from city and state police and postal inspectors.
Federal officials suspect the chemical substance was fentanyl.