Gulf Correctional Institution Annex, Wewahitchka, Florida
June 21, 2017

Prisoners take over several dorms for around half an hour, injuring seven guards in a “major disturbance.” According to the prison, the incident involves more than twenty prisoners and is a result of “tension among gangs.” One prisoner is reported injured.


Prison riot leaves seven staffers, one inmate injured“, Tallahassee Democrat, June 21, 2017.

Florida prison gang riot: 6 corrections officers, 1 inmate hurt“,, June 21, 2017.

Gang revolt at Florida prison injures 7 corrections officers“, Miami Herald, June 21, 2017.