A brawl at Los Angeles County’s biggest jail left deputies and inmates with minor injuries Thursday afternoon.
A number of inmates joined the fight before deputies and an emergency response team used pepper spray and control holds to keep the rioters at bay, the outlet said.
First responders at Pitchess Detention Center following the brawl.KTLA The fight reportedly started after a deputy was attacked by an inmate during a dorm check.KTLA
Initial reports of at least 30 injuries were premature, officials told the local paper.
“Most of the injuries were minor bruises and scrapes,” Deputy Shawn Dubusky reportedly said.
One inmate was hospitalized with unknown injuries, and six deputies and a custody assistant received medical treatment for minor injuries at a local health care center, according