HOMINY, OK ‚Äď
Oklahoma¬†prisons remain locked down Monday after a string of¬†inmate¬†fights over the weekend at¬†several state facilities left one inmate dead and more than a dozen injured, officials said.
The¬†fighting began Saturday at the Northeast Oklahoma Correctional Center in Vinita, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections¬†said¬†Sunday. The outbreak of violence then continued Sunday¬†at five more prisons, in Hominy, Sayre, Forty Supply, Lawton and Stringtown.
One inmate died at the Dick Conner Correctional Facility in Hominy, about 90 miles outside Oklahoma City,¬†the department said. More than a dozen others throughout the state were taken to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.
Police did tell Oklahoma’s¬†News 4¬†on Monday, however,¬†that one¬†inmate at the Lawton Correctional Facility was stabbed multiple times and required an airlift¬†to a hospital in Oklahoma City.
BY: Stephen Sorace
PUBLISHED: Fox News