Guard Attacked at Shawnee Correctional Center


By WSIL Manager

WSIL -- A guard at the Shawnee Correctional Center in Vienna was attacked by an inmate Friday.

Union representative Jeremy Noelle says the guard was taken to the hospital Friday morning with injuries to his face.

This is the fifth time Willie Carter has assualted a guard while in prison.  One back in 1991, three in 2011, and the latest assault at Shawnee Correctional.

The guard was released from the hospital late Friday with a broken jaw, twelve stitches, and will likely have to have surgery.

Carter was relocated to Menard Correctional Center in Chester.
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