According to the Metropolitan Police Department, many detainees sustained injuries in a stabbing incident at the Department of Corrections (DOC) Central Detention Facility on Sunday morning.
At at 10:20 a.m., MPD got a call reporting a stabbing in the 1900 block of D Street SE.
When police came, they discovered two detainees who had been stabbed. They were awake and breathing.
The DC DOC Director issued the following statement to DC News Now:
On Sunday, December 10, 2023, a stabbing incident (inmate-on-inmate assault) involving multiple residents took place at the Department of Corrections (DOC) Central Detention Facility. Correctional officers immediately responded to the incident. The injured residents received emergency medical care on-site and three residents were transported by FEMS to local hospitals where they are receiving medical treatment for non-life-threatening injuries. The incident is under investigation by the Metropolitan Police Department and DOC Office of Investigative Affairs.
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