Riot Whacked

Season 3 2:30

A violent inmate takes a guard hostage during a prison riot, but a tear gas canister hits him in the esophagus and he suffocates to death.

announcer: WIND UPIN A STATE PEN,

AND YOU JUST MIGHT FIND YOURSELFWITH A ROOMMATE LIKE SPIDER.

- YOU SEE THAT?- YES.

- YOU GONNAGET TO KNOW IT REAL WELL.

announcer: SPIDERWAS A STONE-COLD KILLER,

AND IF HE WANTED YOUTO DO SOMETHING, YOU DID IT.

- YES, SPIDER.I KNOW THE RULES.

- YEAH, I BET YOU DOKNOW THE RULES.

announcer: LATELY,TENSION AMONG THE INMATES

HAD RISENTO A BOILING POINT.

UNTIL...

IT BLEW.

[alarm sounding]

[all shouting]

announcer: IT WASA FULL-ON RIOT,

AND THE ONCE-ABUSIVE GUARDSWERE NOW ON THE RECEIVING END.

- GET IN THERE!

- ONE OF THE MOST VIOLENTPRISON RIOTS IN U.S. HISTORY

WAS THE NEW MEXICO1980 PRISON RIOT,

WHERE 33 INMATESGOT KILLED.

12 CORRECTIONS OFFICERSGOT TAKEN HOSTAGE.

SEVEN OF THOSE ENDED UPIN THE HOSPITAL

FOR INJURIES STEMMINGFROM RAPE AND BEATINGS.

all: [shouting]- GET HIM!

announcer: ALL THROUGHOUTTHE PRISON,

RIOTERS AND GUARDSWERE LOCKED IN BATTLE.

- AAH!

[all shouting]

announcer: SPIDER SAT IN HISCELL LIKE A BAD BOY BUDDHA.

HE WAS PLAYING IT COOL,WAITING TO MAKE HIS MOVE.

HE MADE A SHIVOUT OF A SHARPENED SCREWDRIVER.

AND THEN...

HE POUNCED.

THE REST OF THE INMATESIN HIS CELL BLOCK MOVED OUT,

LEAVING SPIDER AND HIS PRISONERFACING A GROUP OF GUARDS

IN RIOT GEARAND ARMED WITH TEAR-GAS GUNS.

- ALL RIGHT, LET HIM GO!

- MOVE OUT THE WAYBEFORE I STICK 'IM!

announcer:IT WAS A STAND-OFF,

TILL ONE OF THE GUARDSFIRED OFF A TEAR-GAS CANISTER.

IT WAS A LUCKY SHOT.

RIGHT IN THE NECK.

HE DROPPED TO THE FLOOR,AND NEVER GOT UP.

- WHEN THE 44-MILLIMETERCANISTER,

TRAVELING AT A RATEOF 350 FEET PER SECOND,

STRUCK HIS TRACHEAAND COLLAPSING IT,

IT SHUT DOWNHIS AIRWAY COMPLETELY,

RESULTINGIN IMMEDIATE DEATH.

announcer: PRISON LIFECAN BE PRETTY BRUTAL.

- AAH!

announcer: ESPECIALLYWITH BRUTES LIKE SPIDER.

- ALL RIGHT, LET HIM GO!

announcer:HE TRIED TO BUST OUT,

BUT WOUND UP...

LIGHTS OUT.

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