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Shot Fired at Oregon State Penitentiary
News Release from: Oregon Dept. of Corrections
Posted: November 19th, 2010 2:26 PM
 
 
Shot Fired at Oregon State Penitentiary
 
At approximately 8:05 a.m. on November 19, 2010, two inmates on the death row recreation yard were observed engaging in a mutual fight and refused oral orders to stop. Both inmates stopped fighting when one warning shot was fired by the Officer in Tower 5 which overlooks the yard. Both inmates sustained non-life threatening injuries and received medical treatment. State Police are investigating the incident.
 
Contact Info: Jennifer Black (503) 945-9225 jennifer.black@doc.state.or.us Michelle Dodson (503) 378-2678 michelle.d.dodson@doc.state.or.us