One Prison Guard Killed, One Wounded In Indiana Stabbing Attack

A man serving a life sentence for a triple murder is now being held for a stabbing that left an Indiana prison guard dead, and another fighting for his life.

The attack happened Sunday afternoon at the prison in Michigan City.

The Indiana State Police say 38-year-old Tymetri Campbell was serving a 130-year sentence for killing three people in Marion County back in 2002.

Killed in Sunday’s attack was Lieutenant Eugene Lasco.

The injured guard is identified as Sergeant Padrick Schmitt.

The Department of Correction says Campbell attacked and stabbed Sgt. Schmitt multiple times and then stabbed Lt. Lasco when Lasco went to assist Schmitt.

Indiana State Police is investigating and has said Campbell faces several preliminary charges, including murder.