Inmate on life support after fight with detention center officer

Shon McClain (L) and Markeith Council (R) (Images courtesy Wake County Detention Center)
June 12, 2013 9:00:00 PM PDT
An inmate at the Wake County Detention Center is on life support after an alleged fight with a detention officer inside the jail.

According to his lawyer, 40-year-old Shon McClain, of Apex, is at WakeMed, where doctors are assessing his brain activity.

The Wake County Sheriff's Office runs the detention center and said there was a fight between a detention officer and McClain on June 4. Officials said both men were injured in the altercation.

The officer has been identified as Markeith Council. He is on paid administrative duty, pending a review by the SBI.

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