ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — An 8-month-old boy was given Narcan and other life-saving treatment at a north St. Louis County hospital Wednesday night.
Ben Granda with the St. Louis County Police Department said detectives were at Christian Northeast Hospital at around 8 p.m. investigating a seperate incident when a car sped onto the hospital parking lot. Inside that car was the 8-month-old boy, who was rushed inside for treatment.
The baby was given Narcan and was still in the hospital as of Thursday afternoon.
Granda said officers began looking into why the baby needed treatment and discovered the baby was exposed to opioids at a home on Rocket Drive in Florissant.
The detectives have been in contact with the people responsible for the baby, but no arrest has been made.
The ongoing investigation is being carried out by the department's Crimes Against Persons division.
The incident that initially brought officers to the hospital turned out to be a shooting in a different jurisdiction and has been turned over to authorities there.