Five Northeast Correctional Complex inmates injured in fight

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MOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – UPDATE – As of 10:45 a.m. on Monday, the complex is still under a modified lockdown.

According to Tennessee Department of Correction spokesperson Robert Reburn, the complex modified lockdown is currently in place.

Reburn says this means offender movement is restricted to an ‘as need’ basis.

News Channel 11 is still working to bring you updates on the situation. Stay tuned online and on-air for updates.

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A Tennessee Department of Correction spokesperson tells News Channel 11 five inmates were involved in a fight Sunday evening.

We’re told the inmates were either treated on-site or sent to local hospitals for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

TDOC said no officers were injured.

The facility is on lockdown. We’re told the facility is normally under lockdown this time of night.

The fight is under investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with News Channel 11 for updates.

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