3 inmates stabbed after fight breaks out at Cook County Jail

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CHICAGO — Three Cook County Jail inmates were taken to hospitals with minor stab wounds Wednesday morning.

A spokesperson for the Sheriff`s Department says the stabbings stemmed from a street gang fight that took place in the jail’s medium security Division 11. No jail staff were injured.

The wounded inmates were taken to Stroger and Mount Sinai Hospitals. The Chicago Fire Department says none of the injuries are life-threatening.

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