- Associated Press - Monday, October 3, 2016

SPRINGVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Five inmates were taken to the hospital after a fight inside an Alabama prison.

Al.com (https://bit.ly/2dKDviH ) reports St. Clair Correctional Facility in Springville was placed on lockdown after the incident.

Alabama Department of Corrections spokesman Bob Horton told the news organization that the disturbance broke out at 6 p.m. Sunday evening inside one of the prison’s dormitories.

The injured inmates were taken to an undisclosed hospital. Horton said he did not know the extent of their injuries.

No corrections officers were harmed.

An investigation is ongoing into what started the fight.


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