Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Officials with Jefferson Regional Medical Center say nine people were treated after falling ill and part of a medical building was evacuated because of an odor.
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Jefferson Regional Medical Center says that a medication labeled as the narcotic Oxycodone, actually contained a non-narcotic drug. The hospital says that a pharmacy technician who handled medication packaging in the hospital pharmacy substituted another medication for the narcotic. After an internal investigation the employee was fired.
Jefferson Regional Medical Center has been an independent medical facility serving tens of thousands of patients in the South Hills for decades. Now, it is about to become part of the Highmark health care provider system.
Police are still investigating after a man opened fire on two people trying to break into his home. The suspect who was shot, Thomas Rice, is in critical, but stable condition with a gunshot wound to the chest.