A disturbance involving numerous convicts occurred at the Morey Unit of the Arizona State Prison Complex-Lewis in Buckeye, Arizona. The jail officials intervened quickly to bring the altercation under control when it broke out during leisure time. Thankfully, no employees were hurt, but nine prisoners had non-life-threatening injuries. The remainder of the Lewis jail in Buckeye carried on as usual, but the Morey Unit was immediately placed under lockdown after the event. The precise reason behind the altercation has not been revealed, and the specifics are being looked into as part of an ongoing inquiry.
Lockdown of the Morey Unit Initiates Probe into Inmate Conflict
A fight broke out amongst inmates in the Morey Unit of the Arizona State Prison Complex-Lewis in Buckeye, Arizona, notably during leisure time. Staff members were spared injury as the jail guards put an end to this altercation swiftly. Nine prisoners, however, only suffered non-life-threatening wounds. The rest of the Lewis jail in Buckeye carried on as normal, except for the Morey Unit, which was thereafter placed under lockdown. The reason for the altercation is still unknown, but a continuing investigation is providing insight into what happened.
At the Morey Unit of Arizona State Prison Complex-Lewis in Buckeye, Arizona, during recreation time, a fight involving several prisoners broke out. The officials at the prison acted quickly to break up the fight and prevent any injuries to themselves. Nine prisoners did, however, suffer non-life-threatening wounds. After the event, the Lewis jail in Buckeye continued to run normally save for the Morey Unit, which was put under lockdown. Since the exact reason for the confrontation has not been made public, an inquiry into the event is being conducted to ascertain its contributing causes.
Lockdown of Morey Unit Following Anger Among Inmates Prompts Ongoing Probe
A disturbance during recreation time at Arizona State Prison Complex-Lewis in Buckeye, Arizona, resulted in a fight amongst prisoners. Although nine prisoners had non-life-threatening injuries, prompt response by prison authorities prevented harm to staff members.
As a result, while activities in the other sections of the Lewis jail in Buckeye went on as usual, the Morey Unit was put under lockdown. An ongoing inquiry into the incident is being conducted because the cause of the altercation has not yet been disclosed.