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Man Tragically Killed in Incident at Sports Bar in Canton, Georgia

July 04, 2019

CANTON, GA. – According to a news report posted online at, a man was tragically killed in an incident at a sports bar in Canton, Georgia. Police are still investigating the circumstances of the incident, which witnesses say included a fight between two patrons at the establishment.*

The incident occurred at the Canton Icehouse on Keith Drive in Canton, which is located outside of Atlanta, Georgia. The Marietta Daily Journal reports that a 45-year-old man was involved in an altercation with another patron, during which witnesses said that the other patron hit the man on the head with a pool cue. 

The details of the fight and circumstances surrounding it were not reported. The man was transported by emergency responders to a nearby hospital, where the Marietta Daily Journal reports that he tragically died of his injuries. He was identified as a resident of Houschton, Georgia. The Canton Police Department indicated that an autopsy would be performed. 

The person who hit the victim was not identified in the news report. Officers said that other people were also involved in the fight, but none of these people was identified, and their roles in the altercation were not described. It is not clear at this time whether anyone will be facing charges in connection with the fight or the victim’s death. 

As of the time of the Marietta Daily Journal’s reporting, managers at the Canton Icehouse had declined to comment on the incident. No further information was reported. 

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