Prison riot in Soledad leaves 8 injured after 200 prisoners get involved in fight

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Prison riot in Soledad leaves 8 injured after 200 prisoners get involved in fight

Eight inmates are recovering from injuries following a riot at a state prison in Monterey County.

Officials say about 200 prisoners got into a fight at the corrections training facility in Soledad.


Prison riot in Soledad leaves 8 injured after 200 prisoners get involved in fight

AT A STATE PRISON IN MONTEREYCOUNTY.OFFICIALS SAY ABOUT 200PRISONERS GOT INTO A FIGHT ATTHE CORRECTIONS TRAININGFACILITY IN SOLEDAD.CORRECTIONS OFFICERS USEDCHEMICAL AGENTS AND NON-LETHALWEAPONS TO GET THINGS UNDERCONTROL.THEY ALSO FIRED NINE WARNINGSHOTS -- BEFORE THE RIOT AT THEPRISON YARD FINALLY STOPPED.50 INMATES LATER REQUIREDMEDICAL TREATMENT -- BUTNO STAFF MEMBERS WERE INJURED.INVESTIGATORS ARE NOW LOOKINGINTO THE CAUSE OF THE RIOT.MEANTIME -- A P

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