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Fight breaks out at Yuma prison

Prison Complex Yuma

SAN LUIS, Ariz. (KYMA, FOX 9)- A fight broke out on a recreation field at the Arizona State Prison Complex Yuma Saturday.

The fight between about 20 inmates happened on the Dakota Recreation field, according to the Department of Corrections (AZ DOC).

The AZ DOC added the entire prison complex was not put on lockdown, but inmates from the building were placed on lockdown and are still on lockdown.

No one was significantly injured during the brawl, according to AZ DOC. The fight is still under investigation.

Arizona News / Crime / Top Stories / Yuma County

Ciara Encinas

Ciara Encinas is an Emmy award-winning multimedia journalist who joined the KYMA in May 2018.


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