Security Guard Shot, Killed In Baton Rouge

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An investigation continues into a shooting that left a nightclub security guard dead.

Baton Rouge police say 37-year-old Deswin Hardin was fatally wounded while trying to break up a fight early Saturday morning at Peyton's Lounge on North Acadian Thruway West.

A second guard was wounded, his injuries said to be non-life-threatening.

An investigation led to the arrest of 45-year-old Joseph Butler on charges of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder.

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