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: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Suggests Abel Osundairo, Who Said He Was Paid To Help Stage Attack, Had Secret Romantic Relationship With Smollett
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: Suburban Family Still In Shock After They Hired Home Improvement Contractor Via HomeAdvisor, Only For The Contractor To Smash Up Their Property
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: Illinois Reports Most New COVID-19 Cases In More Than A Year, As Testing Hits All-Time High
No further details were released Sunday night.