3 Texas correctional officers stabbed by inmate

Two officers were hospitalized and another was airlifted to a hospital in Houston


By Sarah Calams

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Three correctional officers were stabbed by an inmate Monday morning.

KBTX.com reported that the inmate at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Ellis Unit stabbed the three officers during a random pat down at 3:30 a.m. As a result, two officers were hospitalized and another was airlifted to a hospital in Houston. One officer, who suffered minor injuries, was treated and later released.

Specific details on the incident have not been released yet by the agency. We will update you once more information becomes available.

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