INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (KDKA) — Medics in Indianapolis, Ind., say that a drug laced with bug spray causes a “zombie”-like reaction, and they’re seeing more and more overdoses.READ MORE: Car Crashes Into Mike's Auto Body Shop In Larimer
CBS affiliate WTTV reports that the drug is called KD. A heavy-duty bug spray, like Raid, is combined with either marijuana, tobacco or spice.
After the user smokes it, Indianapolis Fire Department Captain Chris Major says the user becomes “slow and lethargic,” drools and has a loss of function.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Police, Mayor Bill Peduto Teach Young Kids During Youth Bike Safety Day
“We find them with their clothes off, eating the grass, pulling dirt out of the ground and trying to put it in their mouth,” Major told WTTV.
Emergency responders have had almost a dozen overdose calls in one day, sometimes treating the same person multiple times a day.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Sunday Showers, Storms
Authorities are trying to find the source of the drug.