Coal Township inmate assaults corrections officer
SHAMOKIN — One man is injured following an assault at a the state prison in Coal Township.
According to state police, 31-year-old Michael Lassiter, an inmate at SCI Coal Township, assaulted a corrections sergeant Wednesday morning following a confrontation. The sergeant, 43-year-old Derek Nejedy of Coal Township was struck twice in the head. He was treated at ShamokinHospital for his injuries. An investigation continues. (Codi Jade)