Inmate Stabbed At MCI-Hagerstown; Suspect Held

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Officials say an inmate at the Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown has been stabbed.

It happened Wednesday when prisoners were being let out of their cells at the medium-security facility for lunch.

The inmate was taken to Meritus Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Officials say the weapon has been found, and a suspect, who is serving time for second-degree murder, has been identified.

The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports that the suspect is being held in administrative segregation.

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