JESSUP, Md. (WMAR) -
A 26-year-old inmate at the Maryland Correctional Institution-Jessup is in critical condition after being beaten last night.
Police say Javaughn Young was taken to Shock Trauma where he is listed in critical condition. His attacker has been identified, and charges against him are pending.
The preliminary investigation has determined that an inmate contacted a correctional officer and reported an inmate on the east wing that needed assistance.
Officers responded and located Young, lying in a walkway near the entrance of the wing with head trauma.
State Police are working to interview the more than 60 inmates assigned to the prison wing where the assault occurred.