Emergency officials: Authorities respond to North Charleston Walmart for drug incident

Source: Live 5 News
Source: Live 5 News
Source: Live 5 News
Source: Live 5 News

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Emergency officials say police responded to a Walmart in North Charleston for a drug related incident Wednesday evening.

Authorities were seen in the parking lot at the Walmart on 4920 Centre Pointe Dr. at Tanger Outlets. Officers had a portion of the lot closed off by police tape.

According to North Charleston police, the incident began shortly before 4 p.m. when officers responded to the Panda Express at Tanger Outlets for an overdose.

"Upon arrival, contact was made with the patient who was unresponsive," NCPD officials said."The patient was administered Narcan and regained consciousness.  After being assessed by medical personnel, the patient was detained for further investigation."

Copyright 2017 WCSC. All rights reserved.