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Colo. prison on lockdown after CO seriously injured

The Colorado DOC said the CO was attacked by an inmate with a weapon

By Corrections1 Staff

LIMON, Colo. — The Limon Correctional Facility is on lockdown following an attack on a CO Thursday that left him seriously injured, KDVR reported.

The officer was attacked by an inmate with a “sharpened weapon,” according to a statement from the Colorado DOC.

The officer was taken to a local hospital. Details of his condition were not available.

The facility continues to stay on lockdown while officials investigate the incident.