Prison lockdown to continue into Friday

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WALLA WALLA -- A lockdown of Washington State Penitentiary's four West Complex living units will continue through Friday afternoon.

The four units were placed on lockdown Saturday night following a fight between four inmates involving handmade sharpened weapons. Four correctional officers were injured while breaking up the fight.

According to information posted on the prison's website, the lockdown will be reviewed prior to Friday afternoon and a new plan posted. All visiting is canceled through Monday.

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