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ODOC: All facilities on lockdown after over 20 inmates assaulted at three prisons

Posted at 4:14 PM, Nov 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-30 17:27:21-05

TULSA, Okla. — The Oklahoma Department of Corrections announced all facilities are locked down after more than 20 inmates were assaulted at three prisons.

The assaults happened at North Fork Correctional Center, Jess Dunn Correctional Center and Oklahoma State Penitentiary, according to ODOC officials.

ODOC tweeted the lockdown shortly after 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27.

Several injured inmates were taken to local hospitals, ODOC officials said. Staff quickly responded by securing all inmates inside their cells.

Officials are working to determine what caused the altercations.

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