STATE PRISON: Guard Injured In Fight

Posted on: 8:48 pm, July 8, 2013, by

Iowa State Penitentiary

A prison guard was injured during a fight at the Iowa State Penitentiary Monday morning.

The officer was injured while trying to break up a fight involving eight prisoners.

The officer suffered a puncture wound to their hand and was taken to a Fort Madison hospital.

The prison is on restricted movement Monday evening.