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Saturday, August 28, 2010

Unlucky 7 inmates shot in Folsom Prison riot

Unlucky 7 inmates shot in Folsom Prison riot

Seven injured as guards open fire in US jail riot

Seven inmates at Folsom prison in California have been taken to hospital after guards opened fire during a riot, authorities say.

None of the prisoners' injuries are believed to be life-threatening, prison spokesman Luis Patino said.

The riot, involving about 200 inmates, broke out on Friday night. No guards were injured, reports said.

Three of the wounded inmates were reportedly taken to local hospitals, while others were treated at the jail.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

America may have its faults, but they know how to deal with criminals, and punish people PROPERLY for their crimes.

Mind you, the prisons are probably still luxurious... they should be dungeon cells with a bunk and a toilet, and that should be that.