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2 people injured in stabbing at South Bay Correctional Facility

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Posted at 4:39 PM, Sep 17, 2023
and last updated 2023-09-17 17:44:49-04

SOUTH BAY, Fla. — Two people were injured in a stabbing Sunday afternoon at South Bay Correctional Facility, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said.

At approximately 2 p.m. units were dispatched to the 600 block of U.S. Highway 27 for a reported stabbing call, PBCFR wrote in an inquiry from WPTV.

Two people had suffered wounds.

One was taken by Trauma Hawk to a trauma center and the other by ground to a local hospital for treatment.

The prison is operated by GEO Group, Inc. under contract with the Department of Management Services. There are around 2,000 men at the prison.