TRACY (CBS/AP) — Authorities say two prison inmates have been treated after one was shot by a guard and another stabbed during a recreational yard attack at Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy.COVID Vaccines: Marin County Set To Expand Eligibility; Seniors Say Finding Appointments Still A Challenge
The state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says two inmates armed with home-made weapons attacked a third man Thursday afternoon on a basketball court. The victim was stabbed in the head and chest.
When the attackers ignored orders to stop, a tower guard fired a rifle shot, wounding one of them.READ MORE: Stunning Yellow Superbloom Pops Up In Half Moon Bay - 'It's Perfect'
The wounded inmates were treated at a hospital and released for return to the prison.
The second attacker was treated at the prison for a cut to his hand.
There’s no word on what prompted the attack.MORE NEWS: COVID: Santa Clara Supervisors Approve $5/Hour Grocery Worker Hazard Pay
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