Violence breaks out at Rosharon prison

ROSHARON, TX The attack happened at the Rosharon Unit. Authorities say a prisoner was attacked by two men while watching television. They stabbed him with a metal object and then beat him with a sock, which had hard objects inside.

Correctional officers used a chemical agent to break up the crowd and get the situation under control. The victim was flown to a hospital for treatment.

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