Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Department officials confirmed that multiple persons were taken in for treatment, but did not specify the number of injured or what type of injuries. Initial reports said 3 individuals were being treated, but a spokesperson later estimated that the number could be closer to 8.
The fire department posted on Twitter Wednesday morning that units were responding to reports of possible shots fired and a riot at 100 Prison Road.
A prison official told KRCA after noon on Wednesday that the prison was “in total chaos.”
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