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Man shoots friend for bringing him wrong brand of beer

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NEW ORLEANS — A man is accused of shooting his friend because the friend brought him the wrong brand of beer, according to Nola.com.

Clarence Sturdivant, 64, is accused of shooting his 66-year-old neighbor Walter Merrick in the parking lot of an apartment complex in New Orleans on Saturday.

The suspect is accused of asking the victim for a beer and an argument started after the victim brought him a brand he didn’t like.

The victim allegedly returned with a Busch beer – but the suspect prefers Budweiser. An argument about which is better – Busch or Budweiser – reportedly ensued.

The suspect allegedly shot the victim and left. The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries, according to the report.