GARDEN CITY - Officials say five people were taken to the hospital this morning after an apparent gas leak.

According to police, a total of 11 people were exposed to natural gas which apparently emanated from a deli located below an apartment on Jericho Turnpike.

The incident happened at around 2 a.m.

Officials say the five people taken to the hospital complained of nausea. Six other people refused medical treatment at the scene.