BARBOUR COUNTY, Ala (WDHN)— An inmate in Barbour County was transported to a Dothan hospital after officials say they suffered multiple stab wounds to the chest.

At around 10:00 p.m., Echo EMS received a report of a stabbing at the Easterling Correctional Facility.

According to Echo EMS, when first responders arrived at the facility at around 10:20 p.m., they found a male inmate in stable condition, suffering from twelve stab wounds to the upper left chest and middle of the back.

The inmate was transported to Southeast Health via Survival Flight 15.

It is currently unknown what caused the stabbing.

Echo EMS and Survival Flight 15 were the only emergency units to respond.