Elmore Correctional officer hurt breaking up inmate fight

Elmore Correctional officer hurt breaking up inmate fight

ELMORE CO., AL (WSFA) - A correctional officer received minor injuries while breaking up a fight between two inmates Monday, according to Alabama Department of Corrections officials.

According to ADOC Public Information Manager Bob Horton, the officer received a small cut while trying to break up a fight at Elmore County Correctional Facility, a state correctional facility. The officer was treated at a local hospital where he received stitches.

Horton says during the fight, one of the inmates was also injured. The inmate was treated at an offsite medical facility, released, and transferred to the Kilby Correctional Facility.

No other information, including the name of the officer or inmates, has been released at this time.

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