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Guards Open Fire During New Folsom Prison Riot

Guards shot at least two prisoners Wednesday as they broke up a fight involving 50 inmates at a prison east of Sacramento, corrections officials said.


San Quentin State Prison (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

4 Inmates Hurt In San Quentin Prison Riot

At least four men were hospitalized after a riot at San Quentin State Prison that involved nearly 200 inmates, according to authorities.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/23/2011

Seven Inmates Hurt in Folsom Prison Riot

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) _ Authorities say seven Folsom State Prison inmates were hospitalized after shots were fired by guards during a riot Friday night at the prison.