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Clinton Correctional Facility in lockdown after inmate fight

Dannemora, New York -- August 23, 2011

The Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora remains in lockdown after a fight broke out among inmates.

According to the Plattsburgh Press Republican, 20 inmates got into an altercation in the prison's main yard at around 9 p.m. Friday.

The fighting stopped after guards fired several warning shots into the air.

Ten inmates suffered minor injuries. There's no word on what sparked the fight.

The last lockdown at the Clinton Correctional Facility happened in July of last year.

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