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Corrections officer stabbed by prisoner with "shank" at the Justice Center

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By Ashley Jones By Ashley Jones

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A 27-year-old corrections officer was rushed to a local trauma center after being stabbed in the face and neck at the St. Louis Justice Center Friday. 

The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. Police say the officer was moving the suspect, a 47-year-old prisoner at the Justice Center, when the suspect stabbed the officer with a “shank.”
 
The corrections officer was taken to a hospital and is listed in serious/stable condition. The officer was later released.
 
No other injuries were reported. The investigation is ongoing.
 

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