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WCI Inmate Injured

November 9th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

A 23-year-old inmate was admitted to UPMC Western Maryland following an altercation early Sunday evening in a housing unit at the Western Correctional Institution, according to the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. The inmate reportedly suffered a puncture wound to the leg and was treated at the maximum-security prison before being taken to the hospital by Cresaptown ambulance.. The 7:20 p.m. incident is being investigated by DPSCS detectives and WCI officials, according to Mark Vernarelii, spokesman for the agency.