KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The union representing workers at the Lansing Correctional Facility said Friday night that an inmate was hospitalized and three of their workers were injured following an altercation.
A press release from the Kansas Organization of State Employees said the altercation was reported around 7 p.m. Friday in the A Unit at the Lansing facility.
The union says that the Kansas Department of Corrections deployed a tactical team that is working to restore inmate compliance.
KSHB 41 News has reached out to a KDOC spokesperson for additional information about the incident. This story will be updated if one is received.