MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (CBS) — One correction officer was killed and another was wounded Sunday in a stabbing attack the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City.
Indiana State Police said at 2:40 p.m., an inmate attacked two correction officers in a common area at the prison.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Mainly Clear And Not As Cold Sunday Night
Both correction officers were taken to Franciscan St. Anthony House Hospital in Michigan City, where one was pronounced dead, state police said. The other officer was in serious condition.READ MORE: At Least 20 Shot, 2 Killed In Weekend Violence In Chicago
Tymetri Campbell, 38 – an inmate at the prison – is facing several new preliminary charges, including murder, state police said.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with our staff and their families,” the Indiana Department of Correction said.MORE NEWS: Boy, 11, Shot And Wounded In West Pullman; He Is Second Child Shot In Area Within Week
No further details were released Sunday night.