CORAL SPRINGS (CBS4) – A Coral Springs doctor’s office was evacuated Wednesday afternoon when as many as 16 people fell ill.

Authorities later learned the the substance making people sick was pepper spray.

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At around 5 p.m., Chopper4 was over the scene on the 9700 block of Northwest 33rd Street and showed several people being attended by fire rescue officials in the parking lot outside of the office building.

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The injured were taken to Broward Health North Coral Springs in unknown condition.

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