Fight hospitalizes three inmates

Fight hospitalizes three inmates

LEE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Three inmates at the East Arkansas Regional Unit were hospitalized after an altercation.

According to a statement from Solomon Graves with the Arkansas Department of Correction, officers responded to the housing unit around 8 p.m. Wednesday night after the fight broke out.

Officers took control of the situation quickly.

Three inmates were taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Arkansas State Police was quickly notified and will be conducting an investigation into this incident.

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