Police: Inmate Struck in the Head

By Joe Gullo

Published 03/25 2014 10:30AM

Updated 03/25 2014 10:31AM

RUTLAND, Vt. -  Vermont State Police responded to call of an assault occurring at the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility on Monday.

Police say Joseph Napoleon Shackett, 26, of Hannacroix, N.Y., struck 23-year-old Jacob Gero in the back of the head. Gero received minor injuries from the altercation. 

Shackett is charged with simple assault.  He is due in court at the end of April. 

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