SAN DIEGO — Sirhan Sirhan, the man who was convicted of assassinating Robert F. Kennedy, was stabbed Friday afternoon at Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility in Otay Mesa, TMZ reports.
TMZ reports Sirhan was stabbed in one of the prison yards around 2:30 p.m.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in an email that an inmate, whose identity they did not confirm, had stab wound injuries and was taken to an outside hospital to be treated. The inmate was in stable condition.
The department added that the assault suspect was identified and placed in the prison’s Administrative Segregation Unit, “pending an investigation.”
A Cal Fire official told FOX 5 that an inmate, whose identity they also could not confirm, was taken to a hospital to be treated for a stab wound to the neck.