An inmate accused of attacking another inmate inside the Boone County Jail is now charged.
Darian M. Carter, 24, of Columbia, was charged in Boone County on Tuesday with a misdemeanor count of fourth-degree assault.
According to a probable cause statement obtained by ABC 17 News, the Boone County Sheriff’s Office responded to the jail around 2:10 p.m. on Monday for a disturbance between three inmates.
Corrections officers at the jail said the victim reported that Carter came at him and that he stood up in self-defense.
The victim suffered a minor injures in the attack.
Officers said they had to use a tazer to break up the fight.
Carter was already in the Boone County Jail for unrelated felony assault charge.
He is expected to appear in court for a case review on May 10 at 1:30 p.m.