ADOC investigating stabbing at Staton Correction Facility

ADOC investigating stabbing at Staton Correction Facility

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Alabama Department of Corrections is investigating a stabbing that happened after an altercation between two inmates Wednesday.

According to Public Information Manager Bob Horton, the stabbing happened at the Staton Correctional Facility in Elmore County around 7 a.m. The inmate who was stabbed was treated on site and then transported to a local hospital for further treatment. The inmate's injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Officials say the other inmate responsible for the stabbing was segregated from general population and faces additional disciplinary action.

A makeshift knife was recovered at the scene of the stabbing by officials. The incident remains under investigation.

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