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Bar Brawl Sends Two Men to UVA Medical Center

Posted: Updated: March 24, 2013 04:23 PM EDT

UPDATE:  The victim from Charlottesville has been released from the hospital. A victim from Albemarle County is still in stable condition at the UVA Medical Center. 

Investigators are still working on the case and are asking anybody with information about the fight to call Crime Stoppers at 434-977-4000. 


ORIGINAL:  Two men are in the hospital after a violent bar brawl in Charlottesville. Police say the fight ended with gun shots and stabbings.

Charlottesville police say the fight started around 1:30 a.m. Saturday inside the Buffalo Wild Wings on Emmet Street and then moved into the parking lot. Investigators believe about 20 people were involved in the fight.

A 22-year-old man from Albemarle County and a 22-year-old man from Charlottesville are both recovering from stab wounds. They are currently in stable condition at the University of Virginia Medical Center.

Police say a woman was also injured after being punched during the fight.

"We don't have any particulars as to what created or what started the argument that occurred in the business or in the parking lot area other than the fact that there was large group reported in the middle of the parking lot when the officers arrived," said Lt. Ronnie Roberts of the Charlottesville Police Department.

Police did make one arrest on the scene - 20-year-old Antwan Chambers of Buckingham County. Investigators believe he's the one who fired gun shots during the brawl. Chambers is charged with reckless use of a firearm, under age possession of alcohol, possession of a firearm while having a controlled substance, possession of one count of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of one count of marijuana with intent to distribute.

Investigators are still working on the case and are asking anybody with information about the fight to call Crime Stoppers at 434-977-4000.

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