Deadly Riot Reported at New Folsom Prison in California

Deadly Riot Reported at New Folsom Prison in California

Authorities say there has been a deadly riot at California State Prison, Sacramento.


The incident was first reported around 2 p.m. Wednesday. There is no indication at this time if guards have been injured, a California State Prison representative says. However, multiple inmate injuries have been confirmed.

One inmate was killed in the riot, while numerous others have been injured. At least five inmates have suffered stab wounds.

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department says they’re helping transport injured people to area hospitals.

The last major riot at Folsom Prison happened in September 2012. A total of 13 inmates were injured, including one shot by a corrections officer. Dozens of inmates were involved in the riot.

Listen to this song when you read the story…. I know a prison riot is a serious thing, but be honest – this song was the first thing you thought about when you saw the headline.

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