Two Memorial Day weekend stabbings at St. Clair Correctional Facility.

Two Memorial Day weekend stabbings at St. Clair Correctional Facility.
St. Clair County Correctional Facility. Source: WBRC video

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Two separate inmate on inmate stabbings occurred at the St. Clair Correctional Facility Saturday and Sunday, Memorial Day weekend.

Correctional officers responded to an assault involving three inmates around 5:15 Saturday evening. Two men were found with stab wounds and were taken to an offsite hospital, while the third, who is being identified as a suspect in the stabbings, was removed from general population.

One of the stab victims has been released from the hospital while the other is listed in serious condition.

A knife was recovered from the scene.

A second stabbing occurred Sunday morning around 12:50 a.m. in the same cell block as the previous stabbing.

An inmate was treated at a local hospital and reported to be in stable condition. A second inmate who shared a cell with the victim confessed to the attack and turned over a makeshift knife to authorities.

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