Prison In Osage County Placed On Lockdown After Fight
HOMINY, Oklahoma - Part of an Oklahoma prison in Osage County remains under lockdown after a fight broke out there over the weekend.
The state Department of Corrections says the Dick Conner Correction Center in Hominy went on lockdown Saturday and an area of the prison would remain that way until at least Monday.
The DOC says a fight sent 2 inmates to area hospitals after the fight. Both are expected to be OK.
Prison officials have not released any details on what started the fight and canceled visitation at the prison Saturday and Sunday.
The Dick Conner Correctional Center is a medium-security facility that can house up to 1.200 inmates at a time.
The Department says that "no prison personnel were injured and that the lockdown is for the safety of both the inmates and the prison staff."