RED BANK, NJ: When contacted, Red Bank Police Chief Darren McCarthy said, “Last night around 12:30am we responded to a wellbeing check at 85 Bank Street. Officers found 5 Male subjects unresponsive. EMS from Red Bank (Alert Ambulance), as well as surrounding towns and MONOC paramedics responded.”
Two victims were pronounced dead at the scene and three were taken to Riverview Medical. At this time their condition is unknown. The Monmouth County Prosecutors said that the two men who died were 29 and 35 years old.
Police said all were give Narcan and some were administered CPR.
Narcan is a medication called an “opioid antagonist” used to counter the effects of opioid overdose, for example morphine and heroin overdose.
This is a developing story and TAPinto Red Bank will update as more information comes in.
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