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Argument leads to double murder in Baton Rouge

Double Murder (Source: WAFB) Double Murder (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

What started as an argument between two men Sunday night ended with both men dead.

Just after 9 p.m., 32-year-old Lester Reed and 19-year-old Tevin Crump got into an argument in the 5300 block of Washington Court.

Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department say the argument between the two men escalated into a physical confrontation.

Reed, already armed with a kitchen knife, stabbed Crump multiple times in the torso.

Crump, who was armed with a handgun, shot Reed once in the torso.

Crump died at the scene. Reed was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Police say no one else was injured.

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