Corrections officer receives stitches after inmate strikes him

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Posted on October 31, 2012 at 11:07 AM

(WHAS11) -- A Louisville corrections officer is recovering after he says he was thrown to the ground by an inmate.

According to court records DaJuan Jennings was walking with an officer to his cell when he struck that officer in the head. Another officer tried to gain control of Jennings, but was thrown against a wall, causing the officer to hit his head. That officer had to receive six stitches to his head.

Jennings is now charged with second and third degree assault.

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