2 correctional officers attacked at the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility

2 correctional officers attacked at the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility
(Source: Corey Schmidt)

WILKINSON CO., Miss. (WLBT) - Two correctional officers at the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility were attacked Friday afternoon. It happened around 1:30 p.m. in a housing unit.

An offender at the facility attacked the correctional officers and then was quickly subdued.

The officers were treated for their injuries and were later taken to a local hospital for additional treatment. Their injuries are not life threatening.

The incident is now under investigation.

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