3 Prison Staff Hurt in Attack by Inmate

The Oshkosh Correctional Institution, seen June 2, 2017 after lockdown went in effect the day before. (WLUK)

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) – Corrections officials say three security employees are recovering following an attack by an inmate at the state prison in Oshkosh.

The Wisconsin Department of Corrections says the attack happened Thursday evening at the medium-security Oshkosh Correctional Institution.

Injuries on two of the three employees were severe enough that they were taken to the hospital for treatment. In addition to an internal investigation, corrections officials notified Oshkosh police.

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