Sheriff reports stabbing at Silverdale Correctional Facility


CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stabbing Tuesday night at the Silverdale Correctional Facility.

They say three inmates were stabbed.

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Two were taken to the hospital and a third was treated at the facility.

Investigators say the wounds indicate the weapon was a homemade shank.

Both of the inmates sent to the hospital have since been returned to jail with non-life threatening injuries.