INDIAN SPRING, Nev. (KLAS) — An inmate at the High Desert State Prison stabbed a nurse Monday with a homemade weapon, a spokesperson for the Nevada Department of Corrections said.
The nurse was treated for chest and neck wounds.
The inmate’s name was not released, but he was transferred to another prison.
A spokesperson said the “matter is ongoing.”
High Desert houses men in a maximum-security setting. It has a capacity of nearly 4,200 inmates.