3 Officers Injured at South Carolina Correctional Facility

3 Officers were injured at Kershaw Correctional.

LANCASTER COUNTY, SC - (WLTX) -- Three officers are undergoing treatment after being injured at a South Carolina correctional facility Sunday, according to officials from the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

They say there was a disturbance at Oak Unit B Wing at Kershaw Correctional Institution where one officer suffered stab wounds during the incident.  All three officers were transported to an outside medical facility with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The Department of Corrections said emergency response teams secured the wing around 7:30 p.m. Sunday night, and all inmates were accounted for and back in their cells.

Officials said there was never a threat to the public and there was not a hostage situation.

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