Date: April 27, 2022 Location: Winnipeg Substance name(s): Unknown Visual description of substance: Unknown Main Street Project reports that three overdoses occurred on their premises on April 27, 2022. One other community agency reports a spike in suspected overdose on the same date.
In all three situations at Main Street Project, staff located the community member and were able to reverse the suspected overdose with naloxone. No information is available about the specific substance used or description of same, however it is believed that all three situations resulted from an injected substance. In at least one instance, the overdose occurred after the community member injected a “hot shot”, whereby the substance was acquired pre-mixed in a syringe.