2 prison guards hospitalized after stabbing

Posted by Amy Kelch - email

PINE KNOT, KY (WAVE) - Federal officials are investigating after an inmate at a prison in southern Kentucky stabbed two guards.

Guards were searching inmate cells just after 5:00 PM on November 8, when one inmate attacked the guards. Officials said both of the guards were hospitalized and McCreary Penitentiary was placed on immediate lock down. All inmates have been accounted for.

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