Turbeville, SC (WLTX) -- The Department of Corrections says a corrections officer is recovering after being attacked in a dorm of the Turbeville Correctional Institution.

Corrections officials said the attack happened around 2 p.m. and led to a disturbance inside the facility. Their Emergency Response team was called in to gain control of the situation. According to the Department of Corrections, all inmates were in their cells at 6 p.m.

The corrections officer was taken to the hospital and has been treated and released. Turbeville Correctional Institution has been placed on lockdown while the incident is investigated.