Ariz. inmates assaults 2 corrections officers

Less than a dozen inmates were involved in the disturbance


By C1 Staff

KINGMAN, Ariz. — Less than a dozen inmates were involved in an altercation that ended in injuries for two corrections officers.

The disturbance was broken up quickly, according to KTAR, and the officers were released from the hospital after being treated for minor injuries. The inmates involved were taken out of normal housing and placed in detention, according to Spokesman Issa  Arnita.

He also stated that Arizona’s Department of Corrections criminal investigations unit will investigate the incident for possible criminal proceedings.

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