Pelican Bay State Prison, Crescent City, California
May 24, 2017

After guards attempt to break up a fight between two prisoners on the prison yard, large groups of prisoners attack guards and fight them off. Guards respond, firing live ammunition into the crowd. Five prisoners suffer gunshot wounds and are hospitalized.


8 California guards, 7 inmates sent to hospital after Pelican Bay prison brawl“, Los Angeles Times, May 24, 2017.