|2 corrections officers assaulted by inmate at quarantine facility in Jackson|
|By clickondetroit.com- Kayla Clarke|
JACKSON, Mich. - A prisoner at the Charles Egeler Reception & Guidance Center in Jackson allegedly assaulted two officers Monday morning at 9:30 a.m., according to Chris Gautz at the Michigan Department of Corrections public information officer.
RGC is a quarantine facility responsible for intake processing of male offenders who are sentenced to a term of incarceration with MDOC, according to its website.
The prisoner allegedly punched an officer in the jaw. That officer fell to the ground and a second officer stepped in to help. The prisoner shoved the second officer into a filing cabinet and that officer fell to the ground.
Gautz said a handful of officers jumped in and helped subdue the prisoner and helped the injured officers. The two injured officers were taken to a hospital. The second officer was treated and released, the first officer was expected to be released from the hospital Wednesday.
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