Richland Co. corrections officer arrested, faces assault charges

Richland Co. corrections officer arrested, faces assault charges

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A Richland County corrections officer has turned himself in and now faces assault charges according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department.

According to investigators, 42-year-old Shawn Colter intentionally closed an inmate's fingers in the trap door of his prison cell in October.

The inmate was taken to a local hospital to receive medical treatment.

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