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Inmate airlifted from prison following riot

February 23, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Prison guards had to put down a riot at the California State Prison in Adelanto Saturday night.The prison is near Highway 395 West of Victorville in San Bernardino County.

Officials said at least seventeen prisoners were injured in the brawl.

The prisoners had a wide range of injuries, from "moderate" to "critical."

One of the inmates had to be airlifted to the hospital.

Other prisoners are being transported by ground vehicles.

It's unclear what started the trouble, or who was involved.


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