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Inmate shot during fight at US prison in Indiana

Associated Press

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Officials at a federal prison in western Indiana say two inmates were injured when guards opened fire while breaking up a fight at the prison's recreation yard.

The U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute says both inmates were sent to hospitals Thursday morning, and one had sustained a gunshot wound.

The prison is about 70 miles west of Indianapolis and was placed on lockdown.

Prison spokeswoman Hattie Sims says no guards were injured.

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The Terre Haute prison is the only place in the nation housing federal death row inmates and the only place where they are executed.



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