RAYMOND, Mississippi (AP) — One inmate was killed and five others injured during a gang fight at a jail outside Jackson.
Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis tells WJTV the death and injuries happened at the Raymond Detention Center.
Lewis says no names are being released and the cause of Monday’s fight is under investigation.
Chief Administrator Dianne Gatson-Riley told The Clarion-Ledger that no jail officials were hurt.
Sheriff’s spokesman Othor Cain said the fight started at lunch time Monday. He says it resumed around 5 p.m.
Lewis says the situation was brought under control a short time later. He did not release the conditions of those injured.