The hospitalized folks had been from Jacquelyn Home, a residential facility that serves intellectually and developmentally disabled folks.
EMS and fireplace crews “discovered … a number of unresponsive folks,” Bartlesville Police Chief Tracy Roles mentioned throughout a information convention after responding Wednesday afternoon.
“All these individuals are symptomatic, mendacity on the bottom, needing assist, however can’t talk what they want,” Roles mentioned. “That’s why I give loads of reward to the hearth and EMS workers for doing an impressive job of figuring out the issue.”
“I’ve by no means seen the place there’s been some type of medical misadventure to this magnitude,” he mentioned. “However once more, it may have been quite a bit worse. To not downplay the place we’re, however enthusiastic about the place we may very well be, it may definitely have been very, very tragic.”
Police Sgt. Jim Warring mentioned the pharmacist who administered the pictures was not employed by the group residence. He added that an investigation was underway and would decide if charged could be filed.
A number of of the sufferers remained hospitalized Thursday as a result of long-lasting insulin administered.