KDOC official advises that facility was never placed on lockdown
A fight between two groups of inmates at the El Dorado Correctional Facility sent one person off-site to be treated for injuries, however, the prison was not placed on lockdown as reported by Wichita television news broadcasts.
According to Cheryl Cadue with the KDOC, two small groups got into a physical altercation around 11 a.m. Friday. Two inmates were taken offsite for medical treatment. One came back Friday and the other was held overnight and returned on. Staff secured the area and no staff injuries were reported.
Cadue stated, “EDCF was never on lockdown status and still isn’t on lockdown.”
The names of the individuals involved in the fight have not been released. The incident remains under investigation.