BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections says an inmate stabbed two corrections officers at a state prison.
The state agency said in a Saturday news release that the incident occurred Friday night at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center.
The prison system said charges are pending against 41-year-old Willie Jones for stabbing the two officers with a homemade knife.
Both officers were treated and released from a local hospital.
The department said Jones has been transferred to another state prison.