Metro Police officer hospitalized after being exposed to heroin during search warrant

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A Metro Police officer was transported to the hospital after being exposed to heroin Thursday morning.

Police confirm the officer was assisting the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation on a search warrant when becoming exposed to heroin.

Several people were arrested in connection to the search warrant as drugs were found in the house.

The officer is expected to be okay and will be discharged from the hospital.

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