Three inmates were sent to the hospital with non life threatening injuries according to prison officials.


Bishopville, SC (WLTX) A disturbance at Lee Correctional Institute Monday afternoon sent three inmates to the hospital.

According to Stephanie Givens acting communications director for South Carolina Department of Corrections, that around 5 PM Monday afternoon a disturbance broke out in the Chesterfield North dorm at Lee Correctional.

Three inmates were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries according to Givens, no officers were injured and there was no damage to property. Givens said that everything was under control by 8:17 PM.

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