Oklahoma inmate assaulted, stabbed at Lawton Correctional Facility

LAWTON, Okla. – An inmate at an Oklahoma correctional facility is currently in the hospital after he was assaulted and stabbed.

Around 9:40 p.m. on Monday night, officials with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections say 37-year-old George Haga was assaulted by other inmates at the Lawton Correctional Facility.

Authorities say the inmates beat and stabbed Haga, who was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

George Haga

At this point, agency leaders say they are investigating what led to the assault.

Haga is serving a 15-year sentence for firearm possession, acquiring proceeds from drug activity and possession with intent to distribute.