Fighting Closes Airway Heights Corrections Center

AIRWAY HEIGHTS — Airway Heights Corrections Center remains under lockdown Monday following several fights between inmates over the weekend.

Corrections officials say no one was badly hurt and no weapons were used.

One staff member sustained a minor injury while breaking up one of the altercations.

All 1,500  inmates must stay in their cells.

All programs and visiting hours have been suspended.

The duration of the lockdown will depend on how the inmates behave day-to-day.