Inmate fights prompt lockdown

Ohio prison restricts movements


By Mark Todd
Star Beacon

CONNEAUT — A fight between inmates over the weekend sparked an incident at the Lake Erie Correctional Institution that put the prison in lockdown status, the prison reports.

One inmate was injured and taken to a hospital during fights that sprang up in two of the prison dormitories, according to a statement issued by the prison. No corrections officers were hurt, officials said.

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