|6 jail deputies, 1 inmate in Syracuse treated for possible PCP exposure|
|By syracuse.com- Douglass Dowty & Samantha House|
Editor’s note: Authorities initially said that three jail deputies were possibly exposed to PCP. The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office now says six jail deputies were treated.
Syracuse, NY -- Six Onondaga County deputies and an inmate are being treated for possible PCP exposure after an incident at the downtown jail, according to the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office.
At approximately 2:10 p.m., deputies were processing an inmate at the Onondaga County Justice Center who had been arrested by the Syracuse Police Department, according to the sheriff’s office. The inmate “released” a white powdery substance, which became airborne, deputies said.
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