Five students were airlifted from El Campo Middle School to a Houston hospital after they ingested pills they received from another student, officials said Wednesday.
The five students were all listed in good condition at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, about 70 miles away, spokeswoman Alex Loessin told the Los Angeles Times. Four children were released later in the day.
The pills have not been identified. El Campo police said they were investigating the incident.
According to police, a student “brought some unknown pills to the middle school campus. The pills were distributed to other students.”
Police said the students who swallowed the pills “began to...