Pelzer, S.C.- A corrections officer was held hostage inside an inmate’s cell at Perry Correctional in South Carolina.
DOC and SLED say the incident was resolved shortly after 5 p.m., four hours after it began.
The officer is getting medical attention. He is expected to be okay.
Perry is a Level 3 prison for men. Level 3 means maximum security.
The prison houses 900 inmates. There were 180 in the dorm.