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One Injured in Union County Jail 'Gang' Fight

Elizabeth New Jersey

Union County jail officials are investigating a large fight that took place inside the jail that left one person seriously injured Saturday afternoon. 

Inmates reported as being from rival street 'gang' members went on a vicious attack inside the prison Saturday afternoon shortly before 4:30, physically assaulting each other for a short period of time before corrections officers were able to gain control of the altercation. 

One person, reported as an inmate, was rushed to a nearby hospital suffering serious injuries from blunt forced trauma. 

Union County authorities collected evidence and are investigating the incident. There were no reported injuries to officers.