New Folsom on lockdown
11:11 AM, May 20, 2011
FOLSOM, CA – Several individuals have been stabbed at New Folsom State Prison, authorities say.
It was not known if inmate, staff or both were injured and what triggered the incident.
The Folsom Fire Department says a Mass Casualty Incident was issued just after 10:30 a.m. for several stabbing victims…News10/KXTV
FOLSOM, Calif. — Two inmates were stabbed Friday in a large-scale riot at New Folsom Prison that involved about 150 inmates, officials said.Sgt Tony Quinn, spokesman for the prison, said the melee was the largest that the facility has seen since September 1996.Quinn said the fight initally began between two inmates, but soon the whole yard “erupted” in a melee. Quinn said one warning shot was fired in an effort to break up the fight….No prison staff was injured. The facility was put into lockdown.Authorities are reviewing surveillance video to determine who was involved. No weapons have been recovered…(Full text at KCRA.com)