Race Riot In Arizona Prison

It happened Sunday at the Whetstone Unit of Arizona State Prison Complex in Tucson.

The riot involved 300 white and Mexican inmates fighting against 100 Africa-American prisoners and started around 9.45 a.m. in the unit which houses 1,250.

At least 17 inmates were injured during the free-for-all and two prison staffers suffered minor injuries – The extent of the inmates’ injuries wasn’t immediately available…

Following the outbreak of violence, guards swiftly put the Whetstone Unit under lockdown while an investigation was started into how such a huge loss of prisoner control occurred…

Racial tensions in Arizona prisons are thought to be one of the main contributing factors to the brawl that began [Sunday].

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