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We begin with breaking news and -- someone has -- poison to New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and he was not the only apparent target.
The new York city police department now confirming Mayor Bloomberg and the director of the group.
Mayors against illegal guns both received letters that -- tested positive for rice and those tests -- preliminary and teams are still working to check the results but some members of the police emergency service unit.
The reportedly handled the letter here in New York have tested positive for rice and exposure.
Although now we're learning that they are doing better.
Rice and is a toxic toxic substance found in castor beans and it recently turned up -- letter sent to President Obama a US senator and a judge in Mississippi.
No word of any suspects in this latest case but police say the letters threatened Mayor Bloomberg over his calls for stricter gun -- Eric -- tracking the.
She likes me ferret out terrorists you know if you inhale -- -- you can die.
And somebody apparently -- so strongly to mayor Michael Bloomberg's push for stricter gun laws.
The police say those anonymous letters laced with -- and were sent the billionaire mayor and his anti gun lobbying group.
Bloomberg -- you -- -- has been one of the nation's most outspoken supporters of stricter gun control legislation.
He's bankrolled the Washington DC based group mayors against illegal guns cops say the letters made threats against the mayor and did refer to the recent debate about the nation's gun loss.
One letter was sent to New York City municipal agency -- open last Friday.
The other was sent to Bloomberg's group in the nation's capital that letter was opened Sunday by its director.
When -- against guns has targeted public officials both Republicans and Democrats across the country.
For -- opposition to gun control laws and background checks.
The group has spent twelve million dollars is the Newtown Connecticut shootings last December and campaigns and ads criticizing politicians in various states.
And Bloomberg has promised to spend millions more.
Bryson has recently been used as a dangerous threatened several cases just in the last two months last week a Washington State man was arrested and charged with sending rice and -- letter to a federal judge.
And last month a Mississippi man was charged with making and possessing Bryson and -- case -- rice and tainted letters were mailed to President Obama and -- US senator.
And Harris tonight the FBI is investigating these latest Bloomberg letters but there as of now is no public word.
And exactly where those letters were mailed from Harris.
Eric -- on the breaking news at this hour Erik thank you.
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