Merced Inmate Attacks Correctional Officers

July 27, 2009 10:37:08 PM PDT
Merced County authorities have released video of an attack on two female correctional officers. It happened inside a jail in Merced County on Saturday. In the video ... you can see the two officers get into a scuffle with one male inmate. He throws punches at both officers until another inmate comes over and wrestles him to the ground.

That's when the two officers use their tasers to subdue the inmate. He's been identified as 26 year old Antonio Moreno.

He told officers, he was feeling "suicidal". The attack happened as the two officers were moving him to a safety cell.

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