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.