Inmate stabbed multiple times at El Dorado prison

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EL DORADO, Kan. (KAKE) -

Authorities say a cell house at the El Dorado Correctional Facility has been locked down after an inmate was stabbed. 

The incident happened at around 8:15 a.m. Monday. A prison official said the unidentified inmate was stabbed multiple times during an a altercation involving two other inmates. 

The injured man was taken by EMS to a local hospital for treatment. His condition was not released. 

The cell house where the stabbing happened was expected to be locked down until later in the day. No other inmates or staff were hurt. 

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