WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) - An incident at the Marathon County Jail Wednesday has left two corrections officers injured. An incident report says there were problems getting some inmates to return to their cells in one cellblock.
One of the inmates became combattive and punched a corrections officer in the head. Another corrections officer was injured while responding to the incident. The corrections officers names' are being withheld. They were taken by ambulance and were treated at Wausau-Aspirus Hospital. One of the officers is said to be in critical condition. The other officer has since been released.
The incident is being investigated by Wausau Police and the State Department of Justice. Charges are expected against the inmate involved.