5 Allegheny County Jail Employees Suspended

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Five employees at the Allegheny County Jail have been suspended without pay after an employee brought a gun to work.

According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, all five employees are guards.

Sources say earlier this month, one of the employees walked into the lockup with her personal handgun.

A spokesperson for the jail said the issue was reviewed, and although proper security protocols were in place, it was determined that employees had violated jail policy.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

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