On Monday, a suspicious letter containing “an unidentified substance” that was addressed to President Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., was sent to a property belonging to his wife Vanessa.
NBC New York reports:
The letter mailed to the East 54th Street apartment was opened Monday morning and contained some sort of substance, though the specific nature of that substance wasn't immediately clear. Three people were taken to a hospital as a precaution for observation after the FDNY responded shortly after 10 a.m.
NBC News added that Vanessa Trump was among the three people transported to New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center as a precaution, there is no indication whether any injuries were sustained. The Associated Press noted that she felt ill after opening the letter, reporting that she "was coughing and felt nauseous."
Decontamination efforts are underway and emergency units are still on scene.
This is a developing story, check back for updates.