3 officers taken to hospital following inmate assault at Rush City prison

Three staff members were taken to the hospital following an inmate assault Tuesday evening at Minnesota Correctional Facility-Rush City, according to a spokesperson the Department of Corrections.

One offender assaulted the three officers in the dining hall Tuesday evening around 6:30 p.m. Two of the staff members are sergeants and one is a corrections officer.

The facility is on lockdown.

The incident is under investigation.