Western Correctional Institution in Cumberland, Md.

CUMBERLAND — Two inmates were stabbed late Wednesday during a fight involving five inmates at the Western Maryland Correctional Institution, according to a spokesman from the Allegany County Department of Emergency Services Division.

One inmate was hospitalized with non life-threatening injuries and another treated and released at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center following the 10:40 p.m. incident, a spokeswoman for the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said. Two Cresaptown Volunteer Fire Department ambulances transported the injured inmates.

A third injured inmate received treatment from medical personnel at the maximum-security prison located on U.S. Route 220 at Cresaptown.

The incident occurred during recreation in a housing unit.

Medical personnel from the Allegany County Department of Emergency Services Division also responded to the scene.

React to this story:

3
2
4
1
2