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Trio faces rioting charges after fight outside bar

Jonas Crystal (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Jonas Crystal (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
Christen Free (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Christen Free (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
Zeaven Hunt (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Zeaven Hunt (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Three men face charges after a fight outside a bar early Tuesday morning in which police were forced to shock the suspects with stun guns, according to officials.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Jonas Crystal, 21, of Prairieville; Christen Free, 19, of Brusly; and Zeaven Hunt, 18, of Brusly, are all charged with rioting.

According to the probable cause report, the fight happened in the parking lot outside Reggie’s in Tigerland, which is located on Bob Petit Boulevard.

Police said the fight started as security and officers were trying to get people to leave. They added “hundreds of people began to yell and scream” and surround the officers.

The report stated the three men “continued to fight each other, on hoods of vehicles, and on the ground.”

According to reports, police used “departmentally issued Tasers” to arrest the suspects.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office reported Crystal remains in jail on a $5,000 bond.

According to the EBRSO website, Free and Hunt were released on $3,500 bond each.

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