Hostage Situation At Arizona State Prison Resolved With No Injuries
A hostage situation at an Arizona State prison was resolved without injury Wednesday morning and the inmate responsible will face new charges.
Timothy Monk, an inmate at Arizona State Prison Complex-Lewis in Buckeye, took a library employee hostage around 8 a.m.
According to a statement from the Arizona Department of Corrections, Monk used a knife made in prison, also known as a shiv, and demanded to leave the complex. Tactical support personnel were able to free the employee.
Monk is currently serving 97 years in prison.