2 inmates stabbed; part of Parchman prison on lockdown - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

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2 inmates stabbed; part of Parchman prison on lockdown

Source: Northwest Community College website Source: Northwest Community College website
PARCHMAN, MS (WLBT) -

The Mississippi Department of Corrections tells WTVA that two assaults at the Parchman prison Monday morning have put part of the facility on lockdown.

It's unclear how bad the injuries are, but one inmate has been taken to the hospital and the other inmate's injuries are non life-threatening.

Prison officials are calling the assaults stabbings.

Unit 30D has been placed on lockdown during the ongoing investigation. No names are being released.

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