SNOW HILL, N.C. -- WNCT-TV is reporting that a prison inmate is facing an attempted murder charge after attacking an officer.
According to WNCT's report, Wood attacked the officer who was making rounds Thursday afternoon at the Maury Correctional Facility. They say the officer was treated and released from the hospital.
John Lennon Wood was convicted of First Degree Murder in 2006, and has been serving a life sentence. According to the N.C. Department of Public Safety, Wood has a slew of larceny charges, a DWI and attempted First Degree Murder.