SHIRLEY – A corrections officer is within the hospital with severe accidents after an inmate at MCI-Shirley attacked him Wednesday afternoon.
The inmate and the officer have been within the health club when the inmate hit the officer with a barbell and knocked him unconscious. The officer, who has been on the job for 10 years, was flown to a hospital, in keeping with I-Workforce sources.
The inmate is in isolation and the assault is beneath investigation.
I-Workforce sources additionally stated one inmate stabbed one other on the identical jail Tuesday evening.
“This incident comes as no shock, contemplating the get tender on crime mentality that has percolated all through the state on nearly each stage. This incident warrants a full investigation, and the person concerned on this brutal assault have to be prosecuted to the very best extent of the legislation,” The Massachusetts Correction Officers Federated Union stated in a press release.