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.