Inmate strikes Indiana State Prison employee in head with steel pipe
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. - An Indiana State Prison employee suffered life-threatening injuries Monday after an inmate hit him in the head with a steel pipe.
Jeremy Davidson, 39, got into an argument with a prison employee while working in the steel shop around 1 a.m. at the Michigan City facility.
Davidson struck the employee on the head with a steel pipe, causing potentially life-threatening injuries, according to Indiana State Police.
The victim was air-lifted to South Bend Memorial Hospital where he underwent emergency treatment. He was listed in critical condition.
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Davidson was taken into custody and was transferred to another facility.
He is currently serving a sentence for multiple counts of child molesting. His prior release date was scheduled for 2192.
An investigation into the attack is ongoing.