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Inmate stabbing puts Sussex I State Prison on lockdown

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Posted at 10:14 PM, Aug 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-22 22:15:43-04

SUSSEX COUNTY. Va. — The Sussex I State Prison has been placed on lockdown after an inmate stabbing Wednesday, according to the Virginia Department of Corrections.

The stabbing happened between two inmates during a religious service Wednesday afternoon, officials said. The stabbing did result in injury to one of the inmates.

Officials have not released any additional information at this time.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.