Thursday, May 29, 2014
JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Authorities with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office say they are investigating after five students at a James Island middle school overdosed on an unknown substance.
Charleston County EMS Director Don Lundy said emergency crews were called out to Fort Johnson Middle School around 11 a.m. on Thursday and transported four students in stable condition to the Medical University of South Carolina.
Additionally, CCSO officials reported that a fifth student was taken to an area hospital by a parent.
Investigators with the sheriff's office say they believe the students overdosed using some type of pill or drug. A sheriff's office report states all five students are between 13 and 14 years of age.
Investigators state it is also unknown where the substance was consumed.
The Charleston County School District is working closely with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office to investigate this incident.
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