2 inmates hurt in assault in North Carolina prison
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Officials say two inmates were hurt during an incident in a housing unit in a North Carolina prison.
The N.C. Department of Public Safety said in a news release that the incident occurred Tuesday at Scotland Correctional Institution in Laurinburg. Officials said the two inmates were taken to a hospital outside of the prison for treatment. Their conditions weren’t known.
Spokesman Jerry Higgins said no staff members or other inmates were hurt. The incident is under internal investigation.