August 21 2019
ONTARIO, Oregon — The Snake River Correctional Institution at Ontario, Oregon was placed on lockdown not long after an inmate allegedly assaulted a staff member.
Prison officials say the assault happened around 10:30 Saturday morning.
The staff member at the prison was hospitalized with unknown injuries.
Seven other security personnel were taken to the hospital but have since been released.
It is not clear if inmates were injured in the assault.