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The State : Guards Kill Prison Inmate

A Folsom Prison inmate was fatally wounded by prison guards as he was stabbing another prisoner, officials said. Prison Lt. Cammy Voss said Joseph Prigley, 22, was shot once in the upper torso after failing to obey orders to stop fighting with three other inmates and ignoring a warning shot fired by officers. Prigley had cut another prisoner in the upper torso with a handmade, 6-inch knife during the fight in an exercise yard, Voss said. He had been serving a 7 2/3-year term for a Sacramento County conviction for robbery, credit card forgery and possessing a weapon while an inmate.


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