Ware State Prison under attack in Georgia – Guards stabbed, inmates shot. There is currently an active riot at the Ware State Prison located in Waycross, Georgia.
Multiple reports of fires and active shooters, with inmates roaming the properties.
The Ware County Sheriff’s Office confirmed early Sunday morning it had responded to assist with a riot at Ware State Prison near Waycross.
Preliminary reports say two guards have been stabbed at the southeast Georgia prison.
Further information from officials hasn’t immediately been made available, but multiple Live videos went out from men purporting to be inmates.
One video, in which the men filming claim they are at Ware State Prison, shows an inmate covered in blood. Two other prisoners help him clean what appears to be a gunshot wound and carry him out of his cell.
An online report also also claims the captain at the prison has been hogtied by inmates and tasers were taken from employees, although this has yet to be confirmed.