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O.C. jail still locked down after 4 days

April 20, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
There was no word Tuesday morning on when officials will lift a now four-day lockdown at the Men's Central Jail in Orange County.Deputies had said the lockdown could be lifted Monday, but on Tuesday, there was no change.

The Santa Ana facility's 1,300 inmates were put under lockdown Friday after a fight broke out between black and Hispanic inmates.

About 100 inmates were involved in the brawl, 11 suffered minor injuries and one was hospitalized.

Once order was restored, inmates were locked in their cells and all weekend visits were cancelled.

During a lockdown, inmates can't receive visitors and are fed in their cells.


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