BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — A riot at a correctional facility in Tehachapi ended with six inmates being sent to a local hospital.
According to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the incident began at around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday. Officers were able to bring the riot under control using "chemical agents and less-lethal foam rounds."
Inmate-made weapons were recovered.
No members of the staff were injured.
The incident remains under investigation and no further details are available at this time.