Police: 39 sickened in CO leak at Merchant Marine Academy

Police say 39 people were sickened with carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning at the Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point last night.Officials say that the call

KINGS POINT - Police say 39 people were sickened with carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning at the Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point last night.

Officials say that the call came in around 10 p.m.

All those sickened by the gas were conscious when they were transported to the hospital, according to authorities.

Fire officials are continuing to investigate the cause of the CO poisoning.

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