MINNEAPOLIS, MN –
The Minnesota Department of Corrections is investigating the assault of an inmate at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Oak Park Heights prison that left a man with potentially life-threatening injuries.
Just after noon on Friday corrections officers found a 59-year-old inmate unresponsive and bleeding from his head.
He was taken to Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
The suspect in the assault is a 22-year-old inmate.
Preliminary investigations show that the suspect punched the victim, causing him to fall and hit his head.
BY: Associated Press
PUBLISHED: CBS Local