Three inmates injured during overnight disturbance at Cummins Unit

GRADY, Ark. (KTHV) – On Thursday around 11 p.m., correctional officers at the Cummins Unit in Grady responded to a disturbance in a single housing area within the unit.

Reports state that an undetermined number of inmates were involved in breaking windows and damaging surveillance equipment within the housing area/barracks.

Correctional officers were able to regain control of the situation. Three inmates sustained injuries during the disturbance which required that they be transported to area hospitals for treatment. No correctional officers were injured.  

Investigators from the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division responded to the unit following the incident and will be conducting an investigation. The Department of Correction will be conducting a parallel internal investigation.

Stay with THV11 and thv11.com for more details as they become available. 

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