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One Correction Officer Killed, Another Wounded, In Stabbing At Indiana State Prison

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (CBS) -- One correction officer was killed and another was wounded Sunday in a stabbing attack the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City.

Indiana State Police said at 2:40 p.m., an inmate attacked two correction officers in a common area at the prison.

Both correction officers were taken to Franciscan St. Anthony House Hospital in Michigan City, where one was pronounced dead, state police said. The other officer was in serious condition.

Tymetri Campbell, 38 – an inmate at the prison – is facing several new preliminary charges, including murder, state police said.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with our staff and their families," the Indiana Department of Correction said.

No further details were released Sunday night.

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