Men’s Colony Inmate Wounds Two Guards With Prison Shiv

CaliforniaMensColonyTwo guards at the California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo were attacked Wednesday morning by an inmate with a sharp homemade weapon.

The attack took place in a medium-custody yard. 39-year-old William Mikeworth was identified as the suspect. The two correctional officers were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Mikeworth is in prison for assault with a deadly weapon conviction.  The incident is being reviewed by CMC investigators and the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's Office.