Pinckneyville Correctional Center on Lockdown After Inmate Altercation

Pinckneyville — Pinckneyville Correctional Center is on lockdown after a reported fight between several inmates. According to a report from the Department of Corrections, the prison was placed on a level 4 lockdown after 7 inmates were involved in an altercation in the dining room yesterday evening. A level 4 lockdown is the lowest level lockdown, restricting inmate movement. No major injuries are being reported.