David Wade Correctional Center

HOMER, La. - A lightning strike hit at least 10 inmates at the David Wade Correctional Center in Claiborne Parish.

A statement from the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections said the inmates were hit around 6 p.m. Monday while they were playing flag football.

The inmates were taken to area hospitals.

Officials said one was listed in critical condition and the other nine were in stable condition.

The department said the names of the inmates will not release.

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