3 Injured in Riot at Jennings County Jail

By Joe Ulery

Vernon, IndianaThree officers were injured early Tuesday morning during a jail riot in Jennings County.

Police say one jail officer was stabbed in the head and one was stabbed four times and handcuffed.

Three jailers were held hostage until police arrived and tased the three teens responsible.

17-year-old James Smith, 17-year-old Ryan Renfroe, and 19-year-old Roger Bushhorn have been arrested and moved to other facilities.

One of the officers stabbed was treated and released. The other officer who was stabbed in the head was flown to an Indianapolis hospital. His condition is not known.

Renfroe is accused of murdering an elderly couple last month.

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