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Man Brought into the Franklin County Corrections Center Suffers Medical Emergency

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, WA - Franklin County corrections officers say a man who being brought into the facility early this morning is now in the hospital in serious condition.

Officers say Russell Sharrer, 54, was brought in by the Washington State Patrol around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday morning for warrants and traffic related offenses.

Once inside the facility Sharrer resisted the trooper as he was being brought from the vehicle into the booking area.  

Officers physically subdued the man and while completing the search and intake process  Sharrer had an unknown medical emergency. Paramedics took him to an area hospital where he is now listed in serious condition.

The incident has been turned over to the special investigations unit for investigation and review.
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