Shawnee Co. Detention Center on Lockdown After Altercation

A Shawnee County Department of Corrections officer is in stable condition after an incident with an inmate.

Correctional officer Thomas Dorsett received multiple injuries to the head during the altercation which happened on friday.

The Adult Detention Center at the Shawnee County Department of Corrections remains in full lockdown this evening and will remain so until investigations by the Shawnee County Sheriff,s Office and the Corrections Department are complete.

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