TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Three inmates were sent to the hospital following a fight at the United States Penitentiary in Terre Haute.

The incident happened Sunday, Sept. 11, according to an email sent by the Federal Correctional Institute.

Multiple inmates were observed fighting and responding staff secured the area. Three inmates were transported to a local hospital for further evaluation and one inmate has since returned to the prison.

Below is the full email,

We can confirm on Sunday, September 11, 2022, multiple inmates were observed fighting at the United States Penitentiary (USP) Terre Haute in Terre Haute, Indiana.  Responding staff immediately secured the area.  Three inmates were transported to a local hospital for further evaluation and treatment.  One inmate has since returned to USP Terre Haute.   The incident was immediately contained and the institution remains secure.  No other inmates were injured and at no time was the public in danger.