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: Shaler And North Allegheny Girls Basketball Teams Take Stand Against Racism
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: 1 Dead After Shooting At Washington County Convenience Store
“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: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 3 Confirmed Cases Of UK Coronavirus Variant
Authorities are trying to find the source of the drug.