Arizona

Jan 24, 2014 12:19 PM by Faye DeHoff

Assault reported at Arizona prison in Buckeye

PHOENIX - A unit at the Arizona State Prison Complex Lewis in Buckeye is on lockdown after an assault on prison employee by an inmate.

Officials say it happened in the Morey Unit of the complex about 9:30 Friday morning.
The inmate struck the employee several times in the head and body. Staff in the tower deployed two non-lethal rounds before the inmate was restrained and secured by responding staff.

The employee was taken to outside medical for evaluation.

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