Uprising at Gulf Correctional Institution Annex, Florida

Uprising at Gulf Correctional Institution Annex, Florida

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.

Citations:

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

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

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

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