State Pen prison guards stabbed by inmates with homemade knives

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SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Two prison guards suffered serious injuries when they were stabbed by two inmates at the State Pen in Santa Fe.

The officers were attacked with homemade knives Thursday morning.

Officials say the inmates, Lorenzo Martinez and Joe Martinez, were in an area that houses violent inmates who have attacked corrections officers in the past.

Both officers are being treated for their injuries.

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