Sheriff’s Office confirms stabbings at Silverdale Detention Center

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – A developing story is coming out of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office this afternoon.

The sheriff’s office confirms the incident took place at the Silverdale Detention Center.

Emergency scanners reported there was a stabbing at the detention center just before 2 this afternoon.

Dispatch said there were multiple victims and one person was in critical condition.

A sheriff’s deputy told News 12 fights break out frequently and at least one inmate was seriously injured.

We have been contacted by family members for weeks claiming their loved ones have been stabbed in the jail and it is never reported.

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