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Columbus Police Report Nine Overdoses, Including Two Deaths, In One Day

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Police say at least two of the people who overdosed on Sunday died.

Columbus Police say police and fire officials responded to an alarming number of opiate overdoses in a  relatively-small area on Sunday.

Police say the overdoses were clustered on the city's east side within a short distance of each other.

Police say at least nine people overdosed, including two who did not survive.

Police say they'll release more information later Monday.