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Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla on Lockdown

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WALLA WALLA, Wash.  - A lockdown continues at the Washington State Penitentiary at Walla Walla after a fight between inmates over the weekend.

Corrections officers say more than 100 inmates were in a recreation yard on Saturday night when the fight broke out.

A prison spokeswoman says there were no substantial injuries, the inmates stopped fighting on their own, and no corrections officers got hurt.

About 760 inmates in the West Complex are confined to their cells or in segregation.

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