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4 injured in violence 2 weeks after prison melee : Tecumseh housing unit has been on modified lockdown since March 2

Mar 16, 2017 - Omaha World-Herald (Nebraska)

LINCOLN - Four staffers were assaulted Wednesday in the same housing unit at the Tecumseh State Prison where a disturbance broke out two weeks ago.

Two of the injured corrections employees were treated at a local hospital and released, said Dawn-Renee Smith, a spokeswoman for the State Department of Correctional Services.

Housing Unit 2 has been on modified lockdown since March 2, when about 40 inmates ignored orders to return to their cells and began fighting and starting fires. Tw

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