Fla. responders give ketamine to subdue flakka users

Plantation Fire Rescue administers powerful sedative to suspected flakka users to calm them down for the safety of all involved


CBSMiami

PLANTATION, Fla. — A call came in to Plantation Fire Rescue Station 4 a few weeks ago about a large and violent man exhibiting what’s known as “excited delirium” at a nearby library.

“He was thrashing, yelling, talking loud, throwing chairs and books in the library,” said Shaun Sands, an EMT with the Plantation Fire Department.

Sands said police officers tased and restrained the man but he was still acting violent and first responders felt he was a danger.

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