6 Staff Members, 1 Inmate Injured During 'Major Disturbance' at Florida Prison - NBC 6 South Florida

6 Staff Members, 1 Inmate Injured During 'Major Disturbance' at Florida Prison

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    Six staff members and one inmate have been injured during a "major disturbance'' at a Wewahitchka prison.

    The Florida Department of Corrections said in a news release that the Wednesday morning disturbance involved several inmates in multiple dorms at Gulf Correctional Institution Annex.

    The release says the prison is on lockdown, but the situation is under control and none of the injuries is considered life-threatening.

    Inmates who were involved are being placed in confinement pending a disciplinary review.

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    Gulf Correctional Institution Annex is a men's prison in the Florida Panhandle city of Wewahitchka, outside Panama City. It has a maximum capacity of about 1,400 inmates.

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