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Lansing correctional officer hospitalized after incident with inmate

Lansing Correctional Facility
Posted at 12:40 PM, Nov 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-04 13:40:07-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A correctional officer at the Lansing Correctional Facility was hospitalized after an incident with an inmate.

The incident, which a Kansas Department of Corrections spokesperson did not elaborate on, happened on Nov. 3.

"In this incident, a corrections officer was injured by a resident, resulting in the hospitalization of that officer," the spokesperson said in a statement.

The investigation into what happened is "ongoing," the statement said.

The correctional officer is in stable condition.

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