Daily News header

Prison Riot at Susanville, Prison Town USA

By  

A prison riot started Saturday, at the High Desert State Prison in Susanville, California. The riot reportedly resulted in several prisoners being sent to local hospitals in California and Reno, Nevada.

KOLO8 TV in Reno reported that "The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says about 75 prisoners, predominantly black and hispanic, were involved in the clash."

The Department reported the injuries were stab wounds, but unsubstantiated reports said at least one inmate was shot.

It is not yet known why the riot started or if it was gang-related. Apparently there have been multiple riots within the past few weeks.

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation website has not yet reported the incident.

Susanville was labeled "Prison Town USA" by a recent 75-minute documentary, shown on PBS, because it is home to three prisons and a jail. Susanville is approximately 85 miles north west of Reno, on highway 395.

  Please leave a comment here     If it does not display within 10 seconds, please refresh the page

Related Top Stories News

Ebola is here in the U.S. and will soon be in other countries outside of the African continent. Learn the real chances you could catch it.
Health and Diet Expert Dr. J Helps Hollywood With All Natural Methods, instead of often times deadly pharmaceutical drugs that have killed many stars.
According to Pro Wal the authorities approved the catching and killing of 1,938 marine mammals for this year's hunting season in Taiji, which began on 1 September and will end in February 2015.
The US Administration did not foresee the spectacular rise of ISIS - speed, cohesion, ability to attract new recruits. Missed opportunities due to clouded foresight could allow ISIS to further their vision while the coalition mission will be grounded
There have been other Ebola cases treated in the U.S. but those were all medical workers who became infected while working in Africa. The new case was initially diagnosed Dallas, Texas.
An incentive for young girls to go to school is being used to reduce the number of early marriages in India, and it appears to be working.

 

NewsBlaze Writers Of The Month



Popular Stories This Month

newsletter logo

NewsBlaze
Copyright © 2004-2014 NewsBlaze Pty. Ltd.
Use of this website is subject to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy  | DMCA Notice               Press Room   |    Visit NewsBlaze Mobile Site