Baton Rouge police: 2 men die in fight, 1 stabbed, 1 shot


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BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — Baton Rouge police are investigating the deaths of two men.

Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. says 19-year-old Lester Reed got into a verbal altercation with an acquaintance, 32-year-old Tevin Crump just after 9 p.m. Sunday.

He says the fight escalated, and Reed stabbed Crump with a kitchen knife. Crump then shot Reed.

Coppola said Crump died on the scene and Reed was pronounced died at a Baton Rouge-area hospital.

Police did not say what the men were fighting about.

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