Ricin scare reported at Roudebush VA Medical Center

(WISH Photo/Teresa Mackin)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – There was a false alarm at the Roudebush VA Medical Center Friday night involving the dangerous poison ricin.

According to the Indianapolis Fire Department, a patient said there was ricin in the emergency room.

A hazardous materials team later determined there was not any ricin present in the ER.

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