11 injured in New Folsom Prison riot

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California State Prison-Sacramento, commonly referred to as New Folsom Prison, quelled a riot involving an unknown number of inmates that started at 11:17 a.m. on one of the prison’s maximum-security general population yards. In addition to the use of less-than-lethal force options to stop the riot, officers discharged rounds from the Mini 14 rifle. One inmate suffered a gunshot wound and was taken to an area hospital for treatment, said prison officials. At least 10 other inmates were taken to area hospitals for treatment of stab and slash wounds. Officials said there are no reports at this time of injuries to staff. ~ Laura Newell