CORRECTIONS OFFICER

Minnesota Corrections Officer Killed By Inmate

Officer Joseph Gomm was attacked by an offender and was pronounced dead at a hospital

BAYPORT, Minn. — A corrections officer has died after he was assaulted by an inmate at the Stillwater state prison, prompting a lockdown at Minnesota’s prison system. The Minnesota Department of Corrections says Officer Joseph Gomm was attacked by an offender at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday and was pronounced dead at a hospital. Gomm was a 16-year veteran of the department….